This year Vancouverites didn’t have to travel all the way to Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead. On Thursday, October 29th, the Mexico Tourism Board hosted a Day of the Dead fiesta at the Roundhouse located in the historical Yaletown district of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The MTB is also sponsoring a Mexican Altars Competition that will run at the Roundhouse until November 2nd.
I dropped by the Roundhouse last night to enjoy the festivities, which included live music, dancing, plus the serving of traditional pan de muerto (bread of the dead) and hot chocolate. I also took photos of some of the Day of the Dead altars that have been entered in the contest, so that you can be the judge.
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