Día de Muertos: Tips to enjoy the tradition

Probably you know a bit about this tradition due to the curiosity about the “celebration of Death”. Well, Death is a topic with different points of view in the world.

As a Mexican there are many things that still surprise about this festivity, mainly because it is celebrated in different ways all along Mexico. Oh yeah, last year I made a video with the historical background and main topics of it. I recommend you to watch it before proceeding with the lines below.

I assume that you now understood that Mexicans are not celebrating Death, in the same sense that we are not having parties to say good-bye to our beloved dead. Continue reading

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Understanding mexicans: Día de los Muertos

“El día de los muertos” or “The day of the Dead” is a national holiday in Mexico and it is full of tradition, a mix of faiths and a deep feeling of nostalgy and redemption, along a very special relationship between men and Death. Hereby I present what I think we Mexicans feel regards Death.

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