Culture and tradition — calaveras

Day of the dead- compensating grief with sarcasm and mockery on 'Dia de los muertos'

Day of the dead- compensating grief with sarcasm and mockery on 'Dia de los muertos'

'Dia de los muertos' or Day of the dead has a strong presence all over Mexico. It is a festival of generosity celebrated to honor the deceased loved ones. Roots of this celebration dates back to almost 3000 years since Mesoamerican traditions. The day of the dead relates dead person with their living ones. This holiday starts on October 31st every year and lasts up to November 2nd. In between these days, November 1st is All Saints Day celebrated in commemoration of the deceased children. All souls Day is celebrated on 2nd November to welcome the spirits of the adult...