Day of the Dead around the World

by Ron Mader

Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It’s a whimsical and yet serious holiday that takes place between October 31st and November 2nd.

Mexico may have the most spectacular festivals in the hemisphere. Well known are festivities in Oaxaca, Michoacán, and Mexico City.

YOUR TURN – We are seeking photos of the holiday in the Day of the Dead Group hosted on Flickr. Photographers are asked to share their own photos. Registration on Flickr — http://www.flickr.com — is required.

3/nov/2007

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