Chocolate

July 7
World Chocolate Day
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October 28
National Chocolate Day (USA)
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Cocoa, from which chocolate is made, is native to the upper Amazon of Colombia and Venezuela. Domesticated in Guatemala and Mexico, Spanish friars took it to Europe where the addition of sugar made it popular.

México City Day of the Dead Parade

ESTRELA DE LUZ TO EL ZOCALO, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, Sat, October 27, 2019 ~ The real parade was inspired by the movie parade in the James Bond’s “Spectre”

Mexican Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Cempasúchil are Day of the Dead flowers

October 31 – November 2
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Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead

Mictlancihuatl is the Aztec goddess of the underworld

October 31 – November 2
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“You live as long as someone remembers you.” We remember you Mictlancihuatl.

Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

OCTOBER 31
We build ofrendas (home altars) to invite the souls of family members to visit this world
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NOVEMBER 1
Day of the Holy Innocents
Día de los Santos Inocentes
Child souls visit
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NOVEMBER 2
Día de los Muertos
Day of the Dead
Adult souls visit and we tend family graves

Las mañanitas a nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe 2019

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, MIDTOWN, Wed, Dec 11, 2019 ~ A special concert for Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico and symbol of our multicultural identity

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Calpulli should be on Broadway. They are that good. Storytelling is world-class. Dancers have good technique. Costumes will wow you. Shows always have something good to say.
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