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 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.

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2  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.

3  People begin by preparing to gather flowers, especially Cempaxuchitl flowers

4  Cempaxuchitl flowers represent the dead. That is the reason they use them in graves and altars.

5  Shredded confetti paper.  It means  Wind and Joy

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7 Las flores se utilizan para decorar las tumbas de sus familiares y ofrendas..

8  Flowers, food, saints

9  candles, water, food, photographs, personal belongings, are also offerings.

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11  You can see ofrendas, ( offerings) in public places in Mexico. Such as streets, Malls, and businesses.

12  Sugar Skulls!!- calaveras de azucar

13 Dead bread

14  The bones represent the lost) and there is normally a baked tear drop on the bread to represent sorrow.

15 Families stay November 1 st at night to wake up the next day November 2.

16 Diferencias Halloween ?

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