Presentation on theme: " What is it? El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday representing indigenous traditions honoring the dead It is."— Presentation transcript:
What is it? El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday representing indigenous traditions honoring the dead It is not a sad time, but instead a time of remembering and rejoicing.
People begin by preparing to gather flowers, especially Cempaxuchitl flowers
Cempaxuchitl flowers represent the dead. That is the reason they use them in graves and altars.
Shredded confetti paper. It means Wind and Joy
Las flores se utilizan para decorar las tumbas de sus familiares y ofrendas..
Flowers, food, saints
candles, water, food, photographs, personal belongings, are also offerings.
You can see ofrendas, ( offerings) in public places in Mexico. Such as streets, Malls, and businesses.
Sugar Skulls!!- calaveras de azucar
The bones represent the lost) and there is normally a baked tear drop on the bread to represent sorrow.
Families stay November 1 st at night to wake up the next day November 2.