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Cheekwood’s 15th Annual
EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Fall Festival
Saturday, November 1, 2014
11:00am – 5:00pm

The festivals of Mexico and Latin America are world renowned for their colorful decorations, energetic music, and cultural significance. Los Dias de los Muertos, the Days of the Dead, are no exception! The holiday is one of the most important celebrations in Latin America and demonstrates the culture’s strong sense of love and respect for one’s ancestors while celebrating the continuance of life. Join in the festivities and learn more about this unique holiday as you tour the altars, shop in the marketplace, explore traditional arts and crafts, and enjoy live music and dance at Cheekwood.

Tapete Student Display and Competition
REGISTRATION CLOSED -
To be put on the waiting list, please email kkwarciak@cheekwood.org.
This year, Cheekwood will host the 7th annual Tapete Display and Competition. Entries may portray any aspect of the Día de los Muertos holiday. Help your students develop a cultural awareness, encourage class unity and participation, and display the talent and enthusiasm of your students to over 4,000 event visitors through this interactive and fun competition!
Click here to learn more and register your group! Space is limited and participation is confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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