Sunday, November 4, 2012

Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver

Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition

 La Casa del Artista in Vancouver

Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.
"La Casa del Artista" celebrated today Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and an Art Exhibition. A beautiful Day of the Dead altar was set up to honor heroes of the Mexican Revolution such as Emiliano Zapata, Pancho Villa, and also artists like Jorge Negrete, María Felix, and Frida Kahlo. Something unique about this altar was the several instruments that were part of it. Mariachi Los Dorados also performed during the festival, and the public enjoyed traditional "pan de muerto" and hot chocolate.

There was also a very interesting art exibition where the following artist showed some of their works:
'El Cordon' by Artist Lenslie Vargas  - Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.
"Olor a Muerte" (detail) Artist Jorge Sandoval - Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.
(detail) Artist Carmen Keitsch - Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.

"Although Life Cost Me"by Artist Ari de la Mora - Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.  

Alex Alegría and Mariachi Los Dorados - Day of the Dead Festival "Día de Muertos" and Art Exhibition at La Casa del Artista in Vancouver, B.C.