Day of the Dead is a traditional celebration for those that have passed, and the locals call back their loved one’s spirits. This celebration of ancestors also involves a huge party, where fireworks light up the sky and locals dance throughout the night. Invited into the house of a local family participating in the ceremonies, Ben discovers the rituals used during the festival, while learning more about this intriguing, multi-day holiday that's become a integral part of Mexican culture.
For the Mexican people, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a joyful and colorful way to honor their deceased loved ones. This is not Mexican Halloween but something more deeply rooted in ritual and history.
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