Today – Día de los Muertos
~~~~Día de Los Muertos~~~~
Come celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlan) and La Casa!
Learn what this tradition is all about with special guest: Professor Gutierrez.
Where: Brace Commons (East Wheelock)
When: November 2nd, 2011
Time: 5:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
**Food will be served**
What is Dia de Los Muertos: Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and around the world in many cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember friends and family members who have died.The celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saint’s Day (November 1) and All Souls’ Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.