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Day of The Dead in Mexico – El Día de los Muertos

2 November

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 2 of November, repeating indefinitely

El Día de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico every year between October 31st and November 2nd, to remember loved ones who have passed away. The celebration originated as an Aztec celebration and has been adapted following the Spanish conquest to include ideas from Catholicism. This day is an occasion of  happiness and respect on which it is believed  the souls of the dead come back to the world of the living to enjoying being with their relatives and friends.…

El Día de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico every year between October 31st and November 2nd, to remember loved ones who have passed away.

The celebration originated as an Aztec celebration and has been adapted following the Spanish conquest to include ideas from Catholicism.

This day is an occasion of  happiness and respect on which it is believed  the souls of the dead come back to the world of the living to enjoying being with their relatives and friends.

This short National Geographic video clip explains this celebration, and shows how it is celebrated in Mexico.

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2 November
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