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The Day of the Dead is not Halloween | Darn Wright


Last updated 9/16/2022 at 6:29pm

With Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15, and Halloween and All Soul's Day (Nov. 2), just within reach of a witch broom ride, together let us think about The Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos, and how this hallowed day is different from Halloween.

In 2008, and to acknowledge this growing major cultural event, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) added Mexico's "Indigenous festivity dedicated to the dead" to its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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