Tag archive for ‘Dia de Muertos’
By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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For the second year, Kanasín’s “Nohoch Pib” breaks size record

In its first edition in 2016, the Nohoch Pib measured 120 linear meters; this year it was 150 meters… MERIDA — In this second edition of the “Nohoch Pib” (Nohoch: Mayan word that means “Big/Huge”), More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Thousands honor deceased relatives in Merida

The Xoclán and General cemeteries received hundreds of families, nevertheless this year’s influx of visitors is considered relatively low… MERIDA — Despite low numbers in some of the cemeteries of More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Watch your consumption of Yucatecan delicacies in this “Día de Muertos” season

Excess consumption of traditional meals can lead to health complications… MERIDA – Everybody knows that Yucatecan cuisine is delicious, and these days start throughout the country a season full of traditional More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Día de Muertos – All Saints Day: two schools of thought blend into one tradition

Day of the Dead is an important Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors deceased loved ones. In Mexico, the celebration is held from October 31 to November 2nd, coinciding with the Catholic feast days of All More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Cemeteries of Merida receive “Dia de Muertos” visitors

Merida municipal authorities expect a large visitor influx on November 1st and 2nd to the cemeteries of the city…. MERIDA – The city authorities have been working in the 5 cemeteries of Merida and those More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Horror film series at Olimpo

In the spirit of the season, the Olimpo Cultural Center will offer a free series of classic horror movies Oct. 31 to Nov. 5… MERIDA – Horror films in Mexico have had a different development from what happened More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Hanal Pixán, Yucatecan “Dia de Muertos”: The Altar is heart of the festivity

This custom has its origin in the ancient Mayan rituals to present their respects to their dead, and those rituals were mixed with the Catholic beliefs that the Spanish brought to Mexico five hundred years ago… Everybody More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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The four most haunted places in Yucatan

As Day of the Dead and Halloween approach, keep in mind that the White City and Yucatan have abandoned places that shelter legends of ghosts and supernatural experiences told by those brave enough to enter… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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TYT VIDEO: “Día de Muertos” a celebration of life

For some people, death is the end, for others it is a new beginning, the passage to a new life. Mexicans celebrate the passing with “Día de Muertos”, as a celebration of life. Join us and witness the majestic More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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“La Catrina:” Mexican representation of Death

Accordig to El Universal,  the “Día de Muertos” in Mexico has become one of the most iconic festivities of this country and has even managed to cross borders and oceans – most prominently – in More...