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    The Day of the Dead is a holiday that is celebrated by people all around the world. Most people celebrate this holiday out of love and commitment to their loved ones. Mexico is the number one country that celebrates this particular holiday. One major mural in this holiday is a sugar skull. A sugar skull is a representation of a departed soul. The first day of this celebration celebrates both life and death. You can find sugar skulls on the streets made by people to sell. You give sugar skulls to people to take them back to their passed families. There is a lot of artists who make art celebrating this holiday. Some of those artists are Jose Posada and David Lozeau. During this holiday they host festivals celebrating this event. For their art they make masks, they do face paint, and they also make clay sculptures.…

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    and Day of the Dead in Modern Mexico Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a popular Hispanic holiday that is often associated with Mexico. Participants of this holiday celebrate it for more than two days, they are known for their particular decorations on tombstones, festive parties, and sugar skulls. Day of the Dead started off as a couple of Catholic holidays, but has then become something that makes the holiday specially engrained into the Mexican Culture. From where the holiday has…

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    Day Of The Dead Speech

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    Day of the Dead is a holiday that is celebrated by many different races such as Mexicans, Catholics, Italians, South Americans, Philippines, and Colombians. Catholics call this holiday “All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day” and Mexicans call it “Dia de los Muertos.” The reason why this holiday is celebrated is because they spend a lot of money on their self-sufficient, rural based, local families, and families that have been deceased for a period of time. Most people that celebrate this holiday…

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    Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos in Spanish, is a traditional two day festival which originated in Mexico. During the holiday communities gather to celebrate the lives of friends and family who have passed away. This holiday which incorporates ancient indigenous rituals with Catholic beliefs focuses on welcoming back the spirits of loved ones to honor them, celebrate their lives and acknowledge ones eventual fate. Recently, however, Day of the Dead has come to be associated with Halloween,…

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    Halloween and The Day of the Dead It seems to me that Halloween and The Day of the Dead are both scary and also fun. Both Halloween and the day of the dead are from different cultures. Halloween is originated from the Irish immigrants called Celtics, it is celebrated on October31. The day of the Dead also known as “Dia de Los Muertos.” Celebrating the day of the dead has a long history in Mexican Tradition. It’s celebrated into 3 days: November1st, and November2nd, and November3rd. Halloween and…

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    Halloween and The Day of the Dead It seems to me that Halloween and The Day of the Dead are both scary and also fun. Both Halloween and The Day of the Dead are from different cultures. Halloween is originated from the Irish immigrants called Celtics, it is celebrated on October 31. The Day of the Dead is also known as" Dia de Los Muertos." Celebrating The Day of the Dead has a long history in Mexican Tradition. It's celebrated in 3 days: November 1st, November 2nd, and November 3rd.…

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    The Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos), is a very important holiday celebrated in Mexico. The purpose of the holiday is to gather family and friends to remember members who have died. We celebrate on November 1st and November 2nd where the children eat first and then adults eat the second day. Some traditions that mexicans do for the day of the dead is build altars, marigolds, favorite food, and also visiting graves. We honor our deceased ancestors by cooking their favorite food and…

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    Days of the dead and Halloween sound pretty similar considering Halloween and dead kind of match with the spookiness, anyway i'm going to explain some similarities and differences such as how they celebrate it , different foods and just in general how they are different because despite their similarities there more different than you think. One way their different is how they celebrate it in mexico they celebrate Dias de los muertos (Days of the Dead) with a huge celebration with tons…

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    There are many differences and similarities between Day of the Dead and Halloween. A few are costumes, death, and food; within those similarities are most of the differences. One of the first thing are the costumes. During the day of the dead people dress up as skeletons, one of the famous skeleton’s name is La Catrina. She represents that no amount of money can keep you from death. While most of the skeleton costumes have meanings during the Day of the Dead, during halloween when people…

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    Two Fascinating Holiday It seems to me that Halloween and the day of the dead are both scary and also fun. Both Halloween and the day of the dead are from different cultures. Halloween is originated from the Irish immigrants called Celtics, it is celebrated on October31. The day of the dead also known as “Dia de Los Muertos.” Celebrating the day of the dead has a long history in Mexican Tradition. It’s celebrated into 2 days: November1st, and November2nd. Halloween and the day of…

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