Dia de los Muertos festival of Mexico

  • It is a Mexican holiday also known as Day of the Dead.
  • It focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
  • The celebration takes place on 1st and 2nd November.
  • Traditions of the festival include building private altars honouring the deceased using sugar skulls and marigolds as seen in photograph.
  • They also eat the favourite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with gifts.