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Papalotes, reuniting the living with the dearly departed
2020-01-14
The "Papalote Festival" is a Day of the Dead tradition in San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca
Mexico City's organ grinders and their fading tune
2020-01-04
Despite being recognized as Mexico City's cultural heritage, organ grinders do not have labor rights
Candles, a tradition lighting new generations in Oaxaca
2020-01-04
This artisanal and highly creative trade was shared from a family to a whole community as a way to improve economic conditions
God's eye: a Wixáritari tradition
2019-11-17
The Wixáritari have preserved this amulet for hundreds of years
A modern take on piñatas
2019-11-09
With the help of technology, artist Joshua Janis creates realistic piñatas made from papier-mache
2019-11-05
Flowers will bring you back to life in Mexico City’s Day of the Dead Flowers Festival
Day of the dead: Traditional celebrations around Mexico
2019-10-31
In Mexico, each region has a unique and traditional way to celebrate the emblematic Day of the Dead
S’ui K’ien, the Mazatec party of the dead in Oaxaca
2019-10-31
Hundreds of dancers take over the streets of Huautla de Jiménez, a Mazatec community in Oaxaca to celebrate the Party of the Dead to the rhythm of the drums, guitars, and violins
The traditional Night of the Dead in Michoacán
2019-10-31
The Night of the Dead takes place between November 1 and 2 throughout Michoacán's lake region
Xantolo, Day of the Dead in San Luis Potosí
2019-10-31
The Huasteca Potosina celebrates Xantolo. There are 20 municipalities with their own traditions that include dances, vigils, and altars with a common purpose: to venerate the dearly departed