Hotel Mercurio - Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, 48380, Mexico

Day of the Dead

October 22, 2013 1:18 a.m. admin ⋅

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Cultural diversity is manifested profusely in festivals, traditions and colorful customs, some of which are unique in the world. In Mexico, the ceremony of the Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout the country.

From October 31 to November 3, 2013, Puerto Vallarta will hold its 4th Day of the Dead Festival in the Romantic Zone (home of Hotel Mercurio).

A throughout Mexico are placed bright and colorful altars. At night, the pantheons acquire an even more solemn countenance than usual as they are visited by hundreds of people who, together, lit by hundreds of candles, raise their prayers to their loved ones in an atmosphere of yellow dyes.

Drawing pictures and developing the best bread of the dead: In some cities, festivals and cultural and artistic events are organized. also costume contests, rewarding the best costume of La Catrina are organized.

The offerings placed on altars representing the four elements of nature:
• Earth - Represented by the fruits that nourish souls through its aroma.

• Wind - Represented by shredded paper or china, same as for its lightness moves to step Breeze.

• Water - Placed in a container so that the souls who visit us soothe your thirst after walking the long road to get to the altar.

• Fire - In candles and candles, lighting one for each remembered soul, and a password for each soul.

From October 31 to November 3, 2013, Puerto Vallarta will hold its 4th Day of the Dead Festival in the Romantic Zone (home of Hotel Mercurio), a rich cultural festival that will surely not want to miss.

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