4 Things You Need to Know About The Day of the Dead

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Lately we hear more and more about Day of the Dead celebrations in the USA.  Sugar skull makeup known in Mexico as “Catrina” has gained fame at costume parties.  Mexico is known to laugh about and celebrate death, but do you actually know where this celebration comes from? In reality, its origin is pre-Hispanic.  During these […]

5 Traditions to Celebrate “Hanal Pixan”, Mayan Day of the Dead

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Mayan Hanal Pixan Altar Day of the Dead

Hanal Pixan is the celebration of the Day of the Dead that originated from Mayan culture. The Mayans believed that death was simply another form of life.  Hanal Pixan means “food of the souls” and is celebrated to remember friends and relatives that have passed onto to the afterlife.  From October 31 to November 2 is […]