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Day of the Dead remembrance returns to Lynnwood

lynnwood Day of the Dead

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 25, 2022—The annual Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the WAGRO Foundation returns to Lynnwood, October 29, offering everything from music, to dancing, to artwork, and of course food. On display were the works of Photographer Mary Gomez Camba, featuring portraits of women dressed up as La Catrina. Camba began photographing […]

Public invited to Day of the Dead event in Lynnwood

DAY OF DEAD

Please join us for this FREE event to celebrate the Day of the Dead, one of the most important Mexican holidays. Traditionally celebrated on November 1st or 2nd, it is a time for families to honor and celebrate their ancestors. People also dress as catrinas (skeletons) and write poems (often satirical) called calaveritas literarias (literary skulls). This Day of […]

The Day of the Dead cultural event at Lynnwood’s City Hall

Day of the Dead Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, Wash, November 1, 2021 – On Saturday, October 30, the WAGRO Foundation sponsored a Day of the Dead event at Lynnwood’s City Hall. From dances to costumes, participants got to share their traditions and culture with the community.  Traditional Aztec Dance The event began with a traditional Aztec dance performed by the German-Maldonado family […]

Public invited to Day of the Dead event in Lynnwood

Day of the Dead Lynnwood

Please join us for this celebration of Mexican culture! The Day of the Dead is one of the most important Mexican holidays. Normally celebrated on November 1 or 2, it is a time for families to honor their departed by creating altars and offering them flowers, food and drink. People also dress as catrinas (skeletons) […]

Day of the Dead event dedicates remembrance to lost lives from COVID-19

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations looked different this year in order to adhere to coronavirus precautions. Forgoing large and extended celebrations due to the pandemic, the Lynnwood community gathered to celebrate locally.  A limited number of masked community members gathered on the Lynnwood Recreation […]

Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is not a Mexican Halloween

Day of the Dead

Mario Lotmore | Last Updated 11.26.2019 Day of the Dead is a two-day festival dedicated to deceased love ones and family members.   Offerings, or ofrendas, honor the deceased family member.  Altars are decorated with bright yellow marigold flowers, photos of the departed, and the favorite foods and drinks of the deceased. Offerings are believed to […]

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