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Dia de los Muertos — The Legacy of Posada

Sat. Oct 28

Hollywood Cemetery-Dia do los Muertos 2016
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Hollywood Forever Presents the 18th Annual

Dia de los Muertos

THE LEGACY OF POSADA – EL LEGADO DE POSADA

Saturday, October 28th, 2017: NOON until MIDNIGHT

The Ceremonial Altar Set-Up: Friday, October 27th, 2017 – 3pm onward

Featuring on the Main Stage:

ATERCIOPELADOS
CUCO
XIMENA SARIÑANA
LA CHAMBA

 

Event Features:

  • A vibrant traditional procession in the home of Hollywood’s Immortals with
    Traditional Aztec blessings and Regional Musical-Dance group dedications
  • Musical performances by Grammy Award winning recording artists
  • 100+ Altars created by members of the community to their ancestors and loved ones
  • Hundreds of Aztec Ritual Dancers in full costume
  • Four stages featuring music and theatrical performances
    An Art Exhibition in the Cathedral Mausoleum curated by Luis Villanueva
  • A costume contest for the best dressed Calaca (skeleton)
  • A children’s arts project area
  • Arts and Crafts vendors
  • Food vendors from around Los Angeles
  • Presentation of Altar winners – The judges will select the best altar of each of the following categories:
  • Theme of Event, Traditional Altar, Contemporary Altar – the best of each category wins $3,000

For  additional information see contact information below

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(Featured Image: Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (2016) | Photo courtesy of RebecaAR, Flickr)


 

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Details

Date:
Sat. Oct 28
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Website:
http://www.ladayofthedead.com/

Organizer

Lady of the Dead
Email:
events@hollywoodforever.com
Website:
http://www.ladayofthedead.com/

Venue

Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90038 United States
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Phone:
323.469.1181
Website:
http://www.hollywoodforever.com/culture