Tag archive for ‘Day of the Dead’
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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The Catrina Claus

Day of the Dead has once again exploded this year with tourists from the US and Canada anxious to experience events they’ve seen in the movie, Coco, with all those skeleton folks. Foreigners’ desire to dress More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Catholics in Guanajuato march in protest against Halloween celebrations

Members of the Catholic Church of the city of Guanajuato made a call for this Thursday, October 31 (Halloween), to attend an “Anti Halloween” march, which intends to go through the main streets of the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Down in Mexico, Day of the Dead mixes with Halloween

Midnight on Halloween night marks the beginning of Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, a day of remembrance in Mexico for the dearly departed. With the growing Hispanic influence in the U.S., More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Experience the Yucatan Peninsula during “Day of the Dead”

If you’re looking for a true Mexican cultural experience, and perhaps the most poignant example of its unique blend of European-meets-indigenous heritage, there is no better time to travel south of the border More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Xuchiles Bring Home the Dead

Xuchiles are funeral offerings in the form of flowers and cacti about two meters wide and the height of a story and half building.  They are intricate to the Chichimeca (indigenous hunter gatherers) celebrations More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Day of the Dead will bring thousands of tourists to the state of Guanajuato

“After the big success of the International Cervantino Festival, -FIC-, now comes the Day of the Dead weekend and the state of Guanajuato expects the arrival of 371,000 visitors from November 1st to the 4th, More...