Facts about Day of the Dead

Facts about Day of the Dead

El Día de los Muertos is A unique Mexican celebration of dead ancestors observed on 2nd November.

To mark the day, here are 3 interesting facts about Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead used to be celebrated over the summer, and it dates back hundreds of years to an Aztec festival and the goddess Mictecacihuatl Day of the Dead Facts

Poems and drawings are sometimes created to honour the dead on the Day of the Dead. These short poems are known as calaveras, which means skulls Day of the Dead Facts

In some parts of Mexico, children celebrate the Day of the Dead in a similar way as Halloween, going from house to house and asking for small gifts of candles or money Day of the Dead Facts
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