Objective: Students will learn about the significance and customs of the Day of the Dead.
Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos is a series of commemorative days dedicated to those who have died. It is celebrated generally between Halloween, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, and coincides with the Catholic holy days of All Saints (Nov. 1) and All Souls (Nov. 2).
Day of the Dead is actually divided into two distinct holidays, the first being Dide los Inocentes, which is dedicated to children on Nov. 1, and Dide los Muertos on Nov. 2, which is the actual Day of the Dead. Both days taken together are collectively referred to as the Day of the Dead, and celebrations can begin as early as Halloween (Oct. 31).
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“Very informative! I really enjoyed this course - learned a few facts that i didn't know.”
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“informative. Timely with the secular holiday right around the corner.”
“informative. Timely with the secular holiday right around the corner.”→Read Less
“It was very interesting to learn a few facts about this day.”
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