Symbols of the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)

Symbols of the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) The Day of the Dead is celebrated annually in Mexico on November 1st, coinciding with the Catholic observation of All Saint’s Day. The Day of the Dead is a uniquely Mexican celebration, a cultural festival resembling Halloween in many ways, but with more cultural and spiritual meaning.…

Twelve symbols of 'Día De Los Muertos' you should know ...

Oct 28, 2015 · This week Puerto Vallarta, and all of Mexico, begins celebrations for the Day of the Dead celebrations, an honoring of those who have passed. Here are 12 symbols you may see in Puerto Vallarta and around Mexico along with their meaning for this very special holiday. 1) Altar: As stated before, many people make altars or “ofrendas” (offerings) in their homes to honor their loved ones who ...…

Day of the Dead - Wikipedia

The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.Date: November 2…

Mexico's Day of the Dead: What do all the symbols mean?

The Catholic calendar signifies that 1 November is to commemorate saints and 2 November is for the fieles difuntos, or those who are dead. However, according to tradition, 1 November is for the deceased children and 2 November is for deceased adults. This distinction of celebrating the dead by their age comes from the prehispanic time in Mexico.…