Intercultural Fest - Catrina
Dia de Los Muertos & Job Fair
The Intercultural Fest Catrina Dia de los Muertos is a captivating event that shines a spotlight on the rich and colorful tapestry of Mexican culture. This festival has become a beloved tradition since 2019, dedicated to honoring the iconic Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and its vibrant traditions. It's a time when we come together to celebrate the art, customs, and the enduring spirit of this Mexican cultural phenomenon.
One of the highlights of the festival is the much-anticipated "Best Catrina Representation" contest. Participants showcase their creativity by dressing up as elegant Catrinas, the iconic figures associated with Dia de los Muertos. These elaborate and ornate costumes pay tribute to this beloved Mexican tradition and serve as a testament to the artistic expressions that make Dia de los Muertos so unique.
Additionally, the festival hosts a "Altar Contest" where individuals and groups create stunning altars, or ofrendas, to honor and remember their loved ones who have passed away. These altars are adorned with marigold flowers, candles, photographs, and favorite items of the deceased, all of which hold deep cultural and spiritual significance.
At the Intercultural Fest Catrina Dia de los Muertos, you can immerse yourself in the world of Mexican culture, from delicious Mexican cuisine to captivating folkloric dance performances and live mariachi music. It's a celebration that honors the past, present, and future, and serves as a reminder of the importance of family, community, and the beauty of preserving our traditions.
This festival is a reminder of the cultural richness of Mexico and the importance of preserving and sharing these traditions with the world. It's an opportunity for people of all backgrounds to come together, learn about Mexican culture, and appreciate the beauty of Dia de los Muertos.
Join us in celebrating Dia de los Muertos, where we honor the memories of our loved ones and embrace the vibrant culture of Mexico. The Intercultural Fest Catrina Dia de los Muertos is an event that will enrich your understanding and appreciation of this treasured Mexican tradition.