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El Día de los Muertos - The Day of the Dead Presentation By Austin O'Keefe

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Transcript of El Día de los Muertos - The Day of the Dead Presentation By Austin O'Keefe

Where is the Day of the Dead celebrated? The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. It is considered a national holiday in Mexico, where all of the banks are closed. When is the Day of the Dead celebrated? The celebration takes place on November 1, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day (November 2). The Day of the Dead El Día de los Muertos What is celebrated during the Day of the Dead? The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. How is the Day of the Dead celebrated? Who is the Day of the Dead celebrated for? The Day of the Dead is celebrated for friends and family members who have died. The people remember them and pray for them. Why is the Day of the Dead celebrated? The Day of the Dead is celebrated to commemorate family and friends that have passed away. It connects with All Saints' and All Souls' Day on November 1st and 2nd. The Day of the Dead is a national holiday in Mexico; all of the banks are closed. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased, such as pictures or other memorabilia.
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