Day of the Dead

is a mexican holiday and takes place on the 1st and 2 nd november in connection with the catholic all saints day (1st nov) and all souls day (2nd nov) The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. tradition includes building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

 

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