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Papalotes, reuniting the living with the dearly departed
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
Despite being recognized as Mexico City's cultural heritage, organ grinders do not have labor rights
Candles, a tradition lighting new generations in Oaxaca
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
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