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God's eye: a Wixáritari tradition
The Wixáritari have preserved this amulet for hundreds of years
A modern take on piñatas
With the help of technology, artist Joshua Janis creates realistic piñatas made from papier-mache
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
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
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
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
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
The mythological journey to Mictlán, the Aztec underworld
According to Aztec mythology, when people died, they had to go through a journey of nine levels. The process, which lasted for four years, was full of obstacles
The mysterious bone cleaning ritual in Pomuch
Within the framework of Mexico’s Day of the Dead, Campeche stands out from other entities with its traditional and mysterious bones cleaning in the Pomuch cemetery that offers a unique experience
The Altars and Flowers Festival in Downtown Mexico City will take place from November 1 to 3