Day of the Dead

Dinner With the Dead

Tiu de Haan | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tiu de Haan

A Day of the Dead Dinner is a wonderful ritual, created by artists Rachel Rose Reid and Pablo Villierezz, where everyone brings a beloved dead person to a feast, gathering together to share their flavours and stories and to honour their memory.

The Hauntingly Beautiful Photos That Tell The Stories Behind The Day Of The Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

Over the weekend, the souls of departed loved ones were honoured around Latin America. Celebrants blend pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Cathol...

Dia de Los Muertos, Mexico ~ Altars and Altering Perceptions on Death

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

This year will be the eleventh 'Dia de los Muertos' that I have experienced in Mexico. This festival, which honours the dead on the first two days of November, held me captive the very first time I witnessed it. I was attracted not only to the bold imagery offered but also to the spirit of remembering the dead in a respectfully celebratory manner.

Lessons From Mexican Tradition Day of the Dead ... How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

Monica Millares | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Millares

Contrary to what many may think, the Day of the Dead is not about grief and sorrow; it is a Celebration of Life!

All Halloween'ed Out? Alternative Festivals From Around the World

Josie Sampson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josie Sampson

All dressed up and no one to scare? If you're feeling uninspired by another year of Halloween pumpkins and the same old witch hats, then never fear! The onset of November brings weird and wacky celebrations to countries all over the world

Is This The Most Morbid Art Show Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 16.11.2012 | Home

The great inevitability has been inspiring art and literature for centuries. Yet despite all the pickled sharks in tanks and Shakespearean sonnets,...

Day Of The (Naked) Dead

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

For an artist who deals solely in naked currency, Spencer Tunick managed to give his Day of the Dead project an interesting twist - ghostly veils. ...

Day Of The Dead Icon Frida Kahlo's Best Quotes And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Today sees the start of Mexico's Day Of The Dead, the two day Latin American equivalent of Halloween. An event of huge culture significance, it se...