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A young girl, dressed as La Catrina, a Mexican pop culture icon representing the Death, takes part in the Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico City, Mexico, 28 November 2016. Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), a syncretic religious holiday combining the death veneration rituals of the ancient Aztec culture with the Catholic practice, is celebrated throughout all Mexico. Based on the belief that the souls of the departed may come back to this world on that day, people gather at the gravesites in cemeteries praying, drinking and playing music, to joyfully remember friends or family members who have died and to support their souls on the spiritual journey.
A young girl, dressed as La Catrina, a Mexican pop culture icon representing the Death, takes part in the Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico City, Mexico, 28 November 2016. Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), a syncretic religious holiday combining the death veneration rituals of the ancient Aztec culture with the Catholic practice, is celebrated throughout all Mexico. Based on the belief that the souls of the departed may come back to this world on that day, people gather at the...
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