Celebrate In Sacramento & Some facts on Dia de los Muertos you probably didn't know! #MiaInTheMorning

November 2, 2018

Today is the end of Dia De Los Muertos, but if you'd like to get out and celebrate today in Sacramento there is a "Dia de los Muertos" festival @ Oak Park starts at 5pm.

You can get more info by clicking HERE!  

Here are facts about dia de los muertos you might have not known about! 

The festival is primarily celebrated in Mexico, but can be seen in many parts of Latin America

The Mexican festivities are by far the best known, but Mexican communities in America and South America also take the time to celebrate death each year.

 

The colours of the skull and face paints have specific meanings

Yellow represents sun and unity because — under the sun — we are all the same.

White is used to depict the spirit, and purity.

 

Flowers, butterflies, and skulls represent are used as symbols

The scent of the Marigold is thought to help lead spirits back from the cemetery to their family homes. Monarch butterflies are thought to represent the soul of the departed. Sugar skulls aren’t morbid, they’re a representation of the cyclicality of life as we know it.