Día de los Muertos
¡Feliz Día de los Muertos! Happy Day of the Dead!
Día de los Muertos is celebrated every year on November 1st and 2nd. This holiday has a long and complex history that dates back thousands of years. The beginnings of this holiday go back to Meso-American cultures, such as the Olmecs, more than 3,000 years ago. During this time of the year, they believed that the boundaries separating the realms of the living and the dead weaken and that the deceased can come back to visit their living reatives. Unlike the Europeans who later came to the Americas, the native people did not view death as the end of lfe, but as a continuation of it. This holiday has lots of symbolism associated with it. Below you can see some information about this important and interesting holiday that is still celebrated today.