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21/10/2018
15:22
EL UNIVERSAL in English/Gretel Morales
Mexico City

Mega procesión de las Catrinas 2018

The makeup for the Megaprocesión de las Catrinas began at 1:00 pm and ends at 6 p.m.

As in previous years, the Mega Procesión de las Catrinas 2018 (2018 Catrinas Mega Procession) took place on Sunday, October 21 in Mexico City, among flower crowns, makeup, glitter, music, and dance.

The Mega Procesión de las Catrinas 2018 is led by Mega Body Paint México and looks to rescue Mexico's ancestral tradition, the Day of the Dead.

The event revolves around the Catrina, Mexico's Grande Dame of Death, who is a symbol of both acceptance and mockery of Death.

Makeup will start at 1:00 p.m. at the Ángel de la Independencia, in Paseo de la Reforma while the procession will start at will at Ángel de la Independencia and will circulate through Paseo de la Reforma and up to Mexico City Palace of Fine Arts.

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