Tuesday, October 26, 2010

el día de los muertos




Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
This is the definition by Wikipedia.
The celebration occurs on on November 2, the tradition include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

ps: the pictures have been taken by MisNopalesArt's shop.
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