Celebrating Culture: Dia de los Muertos

Note from founder:

Dakotah M. Spent her weekend at Birmingham’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration and was kind enough to share the visual experience with us through photographs. Dia de Los Muertos is a Mexican holiday where family and friends gather to pray for the dead, decorate shrines (ofrendas), and honor the spirits with items like sugar skulls, magnolias, and their favorite foods and beverages.  The atmosphere is festive because the participants focus on celebrating the deceased person’s life rather than mourning their death.

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  • Lauren

    Wonderful pictures!

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