Dia de los Muertos – Mexico City
A few shots of a local “ofrenda” on Day of Dead that is celebrated at the end of Oct/Nov each year in Mexico and are accompanied by late night music, thousand of colorful decorations of flowers, food and art all over the country. During these days homes are decorated with their personal “ofrendas” to their loved ones that have past and serve not only as a cultural day but also a form of uniting and bringing family together in celebration.
Purpose of festival: A day of remembrance and homage to those that have passed and is considered as a day when they are allowed to return to the world of the living.
Held: Oct 31st – Nov 2nd
Reason to love: Lots of cultural events, costume and food/partying all over the country.