there is no connection.
it is a way of cummunicatin to the dead
They celebrate day of the dead in the grave yard of ther
It is not a picnic by itself; on their dead relatives graves, they assemble altars with food, beverages and stuff likened by the deceased with the intention to honor them.
They put an altar or ofrenda ("offering"), which often includes orange Mexican marigolds (Tagetes erecta), and papel picado - "perforated paper", the Mexican folk art of papercutting into elaborate designs. The ofrendas include foods that the deceased used to like, such as mole, tacos and chiles ...
Katarina in the 'Day of the Dead' of Spanish culture is the first spanish queen who died. She is now celebrated and remembered dearly every year at the end of October and the first and second of November. (Day of the Dead, All Saint's Day, and All Souls' Day)
if you are refering to Mexican day of the dead it doesnt mean anything, its a day what the Mexicans celebrate and believe that the spirits come to celebrate with them too, they make bread shaped people to remember them, they also have Mexican day of the dead to help deal with the issues if a frie...
DÃa de los Muertos is a Spanish celebration that happens right around the same time as the American Halloween -- though they are not the same thing. DÃa de los muertos is all about celebrating the life of the family members who have passed on. The Spanish try to remember these people positively...
they bring the dead people the food they used to like
they celebrate the day of the dead in honor of those who have past. it takes one day to prepare and on oct. 30th they celebrate the pasted children. on oct. 31st they celebrate the adults. they clean and place flowers of the pasted ones grave. by~me feb.17th,2010
El Dia de los Muertos in Spanish basically means Day of the Dead. Halloween remember the day when it was thought the monsters could escape into this world. The only similarity is that they can both have dead in it. El Dia de los Muertos celebrates and respects their dead relatives while Halloween...
es una celebracion mexicana en donde se celebra a todos los difuntos tambien coincide con las celebracion catolica llamada dia de todos los Santos y dia de los difuntos en donde los catolicos generalmente van a los cementerios a ver a sus seres queridos o familiares
November 2nd to remember loved ones that have passed away.
To give a present to the gods so that they wouldn't get angry and destroy the world. The gods obviously liked a dead body for a present..... Hope it helps.
Rituals mourning or celebrating the deceased were practiced in Mexico for more than 3000 years before contact with Europeans was established. It wasn't until the conquest of Mexico by Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century, that it took its present form.
Mass during that day is extremely important for the Catholic Church and it's followers. On this day, they pray for all their deceased family and friends. Not just in Mexico, but also all over the world.
None, actually. It is celebrated in all countries with Hispanic heritage, also including non-Spanish-speaking countries, such as Portugal, Brazil and even the southwestern United States.
Yes, it often does, but they are not the same holiday.
Mexican Day of the Dead (November 1 and 2) qualifies as the holiday when people buy and eat chocolate coffins and sugar skulls.
people make skeleton heads by molding candy
Como se celebra en Guatemala el dia de los muertos?
They are called "ofrendas" (Spanish for offerings).
I don't know, but I also need to know that. It's for a stupid Spanish paper. AND IT'S DUE TOMORROW!! They decorate the graves and make goodies for the dead people '' It not like there going to eat them'' They do a lot of things on Dia De los Muertos. They decorate the graves and make altars, th...
Before Spaniards conquered Mexico, there were many rituals concerning death among Aztecs, where it was common to keep skulls as trophies and display them to symbolize death and rebirth. However, the sweet skulls, bringing flowers to loved ones that have passed away, and the "ofrenda" traditions w...
their set up to remember and honor the memory of their ancestors
Both Mesoamerican culture (e.g. Aztec, Mayan beliefs) as well as Roman Catholicism brought by Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th century.
they celebrate for the people that pased away they eat kids play they all prey for the people that deid
They celebrate the Day of the Dead from November 1st - 2nd.
More than 500 years ago, when the Spanish Conquistadors landed in what is now Mexico, they encountered natives practicing a ritual that seemed to mock death. It was a ritual the indigenous people had been practicing at least 3,000 years. A ritual the Spaniards would try unsuccessfully to eradicat...
Each altar for El Dia De Los Muertos usually includes the four elements: Air, Water, Fire, and Earth. Marigolds, or "zempasuchil" symbolize the earth, as they are flowers that grow from the earth.
Both; it is a common celebration just as Halloween is to US.
Because it is! now get over it!
some say they put water because the souls are thirsty, after there long journey.
The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 2 in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day (November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the h...
Day of the Dead is a celebration of ancestors. It lasts several days and culminates with a parade that usually leads to and ends in the local cemetery. Once there, families picnic, party and celebrate their heritage and ancestors by telling stories about their ancestors or stories that have been ...
People who have crossed the river separates life from death.
Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), celebrated between October 31st and November 2nd, is a celebration in which Mexicans remember and honor their deceased loved ones. Though it may sound gloomy or morbid, it's not. It's a festive and colorful holiday. Mexicans visit cemeteries, decorate the gra...
Cempazuchil flowers (Mexican marigold), sugar and chocolate skulls and papel picado (perforated paper).
Look up el Dia de los Muertos. On this day families celebrate their dead ancestors by building private altars honoring the deceased, using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts.
There similarities are that they both make altars to show their loved one that they care about them. They also bath the corps before buried and Mexicans also take the bones out every day of the dead and clean the bones with brushes.
Wealthier families build altars or shrines in the home for the dead, however those that cannot simply visit the grave of the dead to leave gifts and decorate it with flowers.
All across the country. It is a nation-wide custom, just like Halloween is to Americans.
Dia de los Muertos - 2013 I was released on: USA: April 2013
yes. the only difference is that they are translations of each other.
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Dear clueless dead, Mexicans usually bring their ancestors favorite foods, flowers, gifts, pictures, or even skulls.
Any yellow flower like a marigold or a sunflower.
Skeletons and skulls are used to represent Day of the Dead because they represent dualism.
October 31st - 2nd November every year in Mexico