Mexican Día de los Muertos has gone global, but Day of the Dead is a pan-Latin celebration of family. You live as long as someone remembers you, and we never forget family. Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos is a Blend of Many Traditions Day of the Dead imagery may look frightening, but there is nothing to be scared of. It's a beautiful family tradition of ancestral … [Read more...] about Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, is a Mexican Family Celebration of Life
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Mano a Mano, Mexican Culture Without Borders celebrates The Day of the Dead with a community ofrenda (altar), live music, Mexican food, and a Mexican folk art market at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery in Manhattan's East Village, on Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2023, from 11am - 5pm. FREE with market items for purchase. Day of the Dead is a traditional family commemoration … [Read more...] about Mano a Mano’s 20th Day of the Dead Celebration Brings Mexican Culture to Life at St Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery
Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers. Tradition says they attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead The Mexican Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Cempasúchil, Flor de Muertos, or Tagetes erecta, is native to Mexico & Central America. The Aztecs used them for medicinal purposes and Day of the Dead ceremonies. Cempasúchil is … [Read more...] about Mexican Marigolds Attract Family Souls Visiting on Day of the Dead
Mexico City's Day of the Dead Parade was founded after the fictional parade in the opening sequence of the James Bond movie "Spectre" (2015). On Parade day, people line up from the early morning. Dates and start times may change without notice. The Parade may start hours late. 2023 México City Day of the Dead Parade The 2023 Mexico City Day of the Dead Parade is … [Read more...] about Mexico City Day of the Dead Parade
Day of the Dead NYC 2022 (Día de los Muertos) is a family tradition of remembering ancestors and tending their graves. There is nothing bad or scary about it. As a blend of American and European traditions, the celebration takes many forms around the world, including in Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines, and Spain. Depending on the country, … [Read more...] about Day of the Dead NYC 2022 Día de los Muertos is a Three-Day Family Celebration of Life
The Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival is an annual family day of Mexican traditions for celebrating the Day of the Dead at Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School in Port Richmond, Staten Island. In Mexican culture there is nothing scary about the Day of the Dead. It is a day when we remember family members who have passed. It is the Aztec-Mexican equivalent of … [Read more...] about Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival
The Mano a Mano Day of the Dead celebration is at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery Friday - Sunday, October 27 - 29, 2017. @MexCulture #MexCulture #MexicoInNewYork #DayoftheDead #DiadeMuertos #MaMDoD Friday, October 27 12-6pm Marketplace Mexican folk art, papel picado, sugar skulls, pan de muerto bread, and Mexican food on sale. 1pm Altar Building Members of the … [Read more...] about Mano a Mano Day of the Dead celebration 2017
Mariachi Real de Mexico plays Lincoln Center's main plaza at 6:30pm before a performance by La Santa Cecilia from Los Angeles and a screening of Coco in Spanish with English subtitles in Damrosch Park on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7pm. Coco Coco is Pixar / Disney's take on Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). It's a well-crafted movie that gets to the heart of the Day of … [Read more...] about “Coco” the Day of the Dead Movie
NYC Parks Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) celebration is at Saint Mary's Park, The Bronx on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 12 - 6 pm. NYC Parks Day of the Dead Celebrate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead with live music, traditional dance and parade, Calaveras Literarias (poetry readings), community altars, art workshops, and much more. Bring a picture of … [Read more...] about NYC Parks Day of the Dead
Native American Heritage Day, the day after Thanksgiving, is a US national holiday that recognizes the contributions of the Indigenous First Nations of Native Americans. Native American Heritage Day We never heard of it until 2021, but it's been a national holiday since 2008. Thank you President Bush. Ironically, one of the greatest contributions of Native Americans … [Read more...] about Native American Heritage Day is a U.S. National Holiday on the Day After Thanksgiving!
All Souls' Day on November 2 is a Catholic time to remember deceased family members. Families go to mass and tend family graves. It's part of Allhallowtide, and Mexican Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos. All Souls Day 2023 The next All Souls Day is Thursday, November 2, 2023. All Souls' Day Traditions The Roman Catholic tradition of All Souls’ Day started in … [Read more...] about On All Souls Day, May You Always Be Remembered!
All Saints Day is a Roman Catholic festival on November 1 that honors all saints, known and unknown. Samhain, the Celtic Harvest Festival of the Dead European All Saints Day and All Souls Day traditions are based on the Celtic harvest festival Samhain which honors Saman, the lord of death on November 1. It's not about spooky stuff. That is just a Christian competitive … [Read more...] about All Saints Day, Día de los Inocentes, Honors All Saints and the Souls of Family Children
Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates our Indigenous, Native American heritage and contributions to U.S. culture on the second Monday in October. Many countries celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on October 12 to counter the Spanish National Day which some celebrate as Columbus Day. [NOTE: Columbus triggered an Indigenous genocide in the Americas. The man himself was so cruel to … [Read more...] about New York City Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day!
The NYC Department of Education now celebrates "Columbus Day" as Italian Heritage Day / Indigenous Peoples Day. The US national holiday is still called "Columbus Day." We fully support changing the name of the day, but it will take an act of Congress to change it. The Origin of Columbus Day The US celebration was founded to stop the lynching of Italian Americans by white … [Read more...] about Columbus Day Stopped Americans from Lynching Italian Americans, but the Man was Pure Evil
In the Caribbean, Yewá is a warrior orisha of fertility, chastity, loneliness, and death. She doesn't cause death, she helps us get through it. She has other meanings in Mother Africa. [NOTE: These are oral traditions that vary by region, town, and even family. We don't do religion. This is culture, a very beautiful one. It's a Caribbean framework for understanding the … [Read more...] about Yewá Dances in the Cemetery to Help the Dead Move On
March 19 is St Joseph's Day. It is a solemnity in the Catholic Church, the second rank of feasts. The next Feast of St Joseph is Sunday, March 19, 2023. St Joseph was the husband of the Virgin Mary and the stepfather of Jesus. The Feast of St Joseph is the Latin father's day. He was a carpenter by trade and is also the patron saint of workers. Therefore, St Joseph is also … [Read more...] about Celebrate the Feast of St Joseph, Latin Father’s Day!
The deadline to apply for National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2021 scholarships is Friday, April 16, 2021. The Parade awards $2,000 scholarships to exceptional high school seniors and undergraduate students of Puerto Rican descent who are making a difference in their communities. Apply at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade website nprdpinc.org … [Read more...] about National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2021 Scholarships
The deadline to apply for National Dominican Day Parade scholarships is Tuesday, March 30, 2021. To apply, visit natddp.org … [Read more...] about Dominican Day Parade 2021 Scholarships
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is America's largest cultural celebration. ¡WEPA! We march to show how proud we are of our people and our culture, support scholarships for exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent, and share our culture with our children. 63rd National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2020 Instead of marching up Fifth Avenue on Sunday, June 14, 2020, … [Read more...] about Lin-Manuel, Gilberto Santa Rosa and Pedro Capo join the 2020 National Puerto Rican Day Parade show
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is again awarding one hundred $2,000 scholarships to high school and college students of Puerto Rican descent who are making a difference in their communities. To qualify, you must have: Puerto Rican descentGPA 3.0 or betterHigh school senior or college freshman through juniorCollege students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited … [Read more...] about National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2020 Scholarships
The 43rd El Museo Three Kings Day Parade is in El Barrio East Harlem on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 11am to 12:30pm. The parade is followed by a celebration with live music at El Museo del Barrio from 1 to 2pm. FREE There are live camels, the iconic giant puppets, parrandas (Puerto Rican Christmas carols), music, dancing and of course, the Three Kings en vivo. 43rd El … [Read more...] about El Museo del Barrio Three Kings Day Parade 2020
Sunday, March 24, 2019 is the deadline for high school seniors, college undergrads and post graduate students of Dominican descent to apply for Dominican Day Parade scholarships up to $10,000. It takes about 1 minute to apply at dominicanparade.org Dominican Day Parade 2019 Scholarships Education has always been important in the Dominican Republic. It's part of our … [Read more...] about Dominican Day Parade 2019 Scholarships
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is again awarding one hundred $2,000 scholarships to high school and college students of Puerto Rican descent who are making a difference in their communities. To qualify, you must have: Puerto Rican descent Age 17-25 GPA 3.0 or better A record of volunteer work or community service College students must be enrolled … [Read more...] about National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship 2019
Education is the key to success in our society. Let our community help you achieve your dream! One of the main functions of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade is to give scholarships to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent. The Parade awards scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, to one hundred students. Applicants must be: Age 17 – 25 High school … [Read more...] about National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarships 2018
Calpulli Día de los Muertos is a Broadway-style show that brings the Day of the Dead, the Mexican family celebration of life, to the stage with rich storytelling, beautiful costumes, great music, and impressive dancing. Calpulli "Día de Los Muertos" Calpulli Mexican Dance Company “Día de los Muertos,” folkloric dance theatre about Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration … [Read more...] about Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s “Día de Los Muertos” Brings the Mexican Family Celebration to Life
Mictlancihuatl is the queen of Mictlan, the underworld of Mesoamerican cosmology. She watches over the bones of the dead and is usually depicted as a body without flesh with an open jaw who swallows the stars during the day. The modern representation of Mictlancihuatl is Skull Catrina. Mictlancihuatl is the wife of Mictlantecuhtli. Together they rule over the … [Read more...] about Mictēcacihuātl is the Mesoamerican Goddess of the Underworld, Which is a Paradise
Catrina La Calavera Garbancera was drawn by Mexican engraver José Guadalupe Posada. She is the modern representation of Mictēcacihuātl, the Aztec goddess of the underworld. La Catrina has become the modern icon of Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). Catrina is a Tease Who Became an Icon Sometime between 1910 and 1913, Posada made his etching of La Calavera … [Read more...] about Catrina La Calavera Garbancera is the Modern Mictēcacihuātl
An ofrenda is a homemade altar filled with a collection of offerings to welcome the soul of a dead family member to visit on Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations. Traditionally, ofrendas are built at home, in cemeteries, and churches. Today they may be built in public environments. Building a Day of the Dead Ofrenda To welcome a family member's soul to visit on the … [Read more...] about Ofrendas are Altars That Invite Family Souls to Visit
November 2019 begins with Day of the Dead and elections, then Veterans Day and art auctions, and finally ends with holiday preparations and Thanksgiving. November is National Native American Heritage Month and Puerto Rican Heritage Month! The International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival and National Puerto Rican Artisan Fair & Book Expo are in … [Read more...] about Things to do in NYC in November 2019
The NYC Parks Life and Death Celebration: Día de los Muertos is at the Hattie Carthan Saturday Market in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 12pm to 6pm. FREE Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican way to remember deceased family members. There is nothing scary about it. The celebration blends Indigenous … [Read more...] about NYC Parks Life and Death Celebration: Día de los Muertos