Traditons: Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los muertos an important tradition in certain parts of Latin America which is celebrated on November 2.

This is a picture that represents an altar.The altar of the dead is a symbolic construction of syncretic Mesoamerican beliefs, which involves placing platforms where wreaths are laid and food to pay tribute to the family ancestors, the dead or near famous people.

Here are three symbolic elements that are placed in the altar:

  1. Mexican marigold or Aztec marigold ( Flor de Cenpasuchil)
  2. Sugar Skulls(Calaveras de azucar)
  3. Pan de muerto
Important facts about Dia de los muertos: Here is a video. that gives a brief explanation of Dia de los Muertos celebration.

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