Day of the Dead

“I never saw myself or my family or my friends up on the screen in animation,” Gutierrez said. “I kept waiting for the Latina princess to show up, and she never did.” Gutierrez embarked on a 14-year journey to make “The Book of Life,” out in U.S. theatres on Friday, drawing on Mexican art and...
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Read the information for Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta 2015 Pre-Hispanic religion, life, death, art, sorrow and humor come together in this celebration to commemorate and honor family members and friends who have passed on. In Puerto Vallarta the Cemetery located on 5th of December is the site of traditional Day of the...
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sugar skulls
Smaller skulls are placed on the ofrenda on November 1st to represent the children who have deceased. On November 2nd they are replaced by larger, more ornate skulls which represent the adults. These decorative skulls have the name of the deceased on the forehead and are decorated with stripes, dots and swirls of icing to...
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Vallarta Nayarit Gastronomica 2014 – Oct. 22-25 Chefs from all over the world will convene for this gastronomical celebration and educational experience with special events like Glamour Night at River Café and the Gourmet Party at De Santos. www.vallartanayaritgastronomica.com Día De Los Muertos – Oct. 31- Nov. 2 Pre-Hispanic religion, life, death, art, sorrow and...
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From charming the Chilean president to making a little girl smile during a visit to a Brazilian orphanage, Prince Harry’s tour of Brazil and Chile in June was an unqualified success. Now Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are to embark on a Latin American tour of their own, only this time, to Mexico...
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In Mexico, the festival of Día de los Muertos embodies the greatest expression of both popular Catholicism and the national cuisine. People construct altars in homes and graveyards throughout the country in order to feed the souls of the dead. Church officials recognize two holy days, November 1 (All Saints’ Day), in commemoration of saints...
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