Sunday, October 25, 2009

Day of the Dead - A Mexican Celebration in Vancouver at the Roundhouse Community Centre



Thursday October 29TH, 7:30PM-9:30PM Free Event - No Admission Cost
At THE ROUNDHOUSE COMMUNITY ARTS & RECREATION CENTRE 181 ROUNDHOUSE MEWS (DAVIE & PACIFIC) 604-713-1800 ROUNDHOUSE.CA

THE CELEBRATION: spend an evening drinking hot chocolate, eating traditional Bread of the Dead, visiting the altar exhibition, participate in workshops of alfeñique
(Sugar-Skull making), and enjoy performers while judges choose the best altars.
Organized by Mexico Tourism Board and the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

2nd. Annual Mexican Competition - Submit your entry! - Free to participate!
Great prizes for the winning altar!
Deadline for Entry Thursday October 22

Come and celebrate life by honoring the dead in the most traditional way, by setting up and decorating an altar. Sign up with your friends and family to commemorate someone special and be part of our competition, teams of 4. Information about the tradition, history and elements will be available to inspire and guide you. A starter kit will be given to every team. Open to everyone. Be creative, be outrageous and have fun!

The Altars setup will take place on October 25th and will run till November 2nd. Setup time will be the 9am to 8pm. Please send the name of your team members and sign up now!! For more information call 604-669-2845 Ext. 224 or email vrivas@cciba.

Visit us at: www.casalasmargaritas.com