Sunday, November 4, 2012

CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver

CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver

"La Catrina" actress Aida Hernández - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver
"Consejo Consultivo Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior de BC" (CCIME BC) organized a Mexican Day of the Dead celebration at PERA College Vancouver last Friday November 2nd, and Saturday 3rd. The celebration    included reading of "Calaveras literarias" humourous poems written for the Day, dances by Mexico Vivo folklore troupe, activities for children and videos. This celebration was based on the Mayan celebration for the dead known as Hanal Pixán.

Emiliano Zapata ofrenda - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver
Mexico Vivo Folklore troupe photo by Mexico Cultura - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver

Paola Levy PERA College organizer - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver
Vancouver Mexican Consulate and CCIME BC representatives photo by Mexico Cultura  - Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver
Public enjoying the celebration photo by Mexico Cultura  - Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver
Day of the Dead altars or ofrendas, decoration with "papel picado" photo by Mexico Cultura - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver


Mexico Vivo Folklore troupe photo by Beatrix Molinar - CCIME BC Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration at PERA College Vancouver