Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival
English 01/11/2019 18:33 EL UNIVERSAL in English/Miranda Perea Mexico City Actualizada 18:33

The Altars and Flowers Festival in Downtown Mexico City will take place from November 1 to 3

Day of the Dead was declared as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

Mexico City’s government opened a calling to build altars and flower arrangements

EL UNIVERSAL in English/Miranda Perea

Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

The Altars and Flowers Festival in Downtown Mexico City will take place from November 1 to 3

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

There will be over 70 Day of the Dead altars

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

The altars are organized in four routes parting from Mexico City’s main square, best known as Zócalo

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

There will be 37 collective and 35 individual altars

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

The altars are organized in four routes: Santo Domingo, Regina, San Ildefonso, and San Pablo

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

You can look for more information on the official website of Autoridad Centro Histórico

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

There is an interactive map at their website where you can locate all altars

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

Mexico's Day of the Dead is celebrated on November 1 and 2

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

There is also a monumental altar in Mexico City's Zócalo

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Day of the Dead Altars and Flowers Festival

Mexico’s Day of the Dead is just around the corner and many celebrations in Mexico City have been organized to remember those who have passed away.
 

To contribute to promoting Day of the Dead as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Mexico City’s government opened a calling to build altars and flower arrangements.