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Día De Muertos Cultural Celebration
November 4, 2023 @ 4:30 pm–6:30 pm PDTby-donation
Join us for a heartwarming, family-friendly event that delves into the rich traditions and history of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead!
We welcome and appreciate any donations to support our celebration.
– Altar Creation:
Join us to witness this beautiful tradition and add your own tributes if you wish.
– Paper Flowers Workshop:
Contribute to our communal altar by placing a paper flower in memory of your cherished ones. Purchase paper flower kits for $2 at Cowan’s or create a simple paper flower at the event.
-Presentation on Día De Muertos:
Come learn about Día De Muertos – a celebration which honours the lives of our dear departed souls.
Learn the beautiful art of crafting “calaveritas” – short poems dedicated to loved ones who have journeyed beyond.
– Live Music and Dance:
Immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythms and movements that celebrate life and honor those who have passed.
Share your personal Dia de los Muertos traditions and stories in a special storytelling space. Let’s carry on these cherished traditions together!
This event is a bridge to connect with the multicultural aspects of Dia de los Muertos and offers a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the lives of those departed souls we hold dear. It’s a day to honor and remember, to create, to share, and to connect.
Date: Saturday, November 4th 2023
Time: Drop-in anytime between 4:30-6:30 PM. Feel free to come and go as you please; the listed activities will be happening throughout the event.
Location: Studio 88, 402 Victoria St, Nelson BC
Donations can be done by e-transfer to [email protected] or by cash the day of the event
We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, Colombia Basin Trust, and Polka Dragon Arts Society for their invaluable support in making this event a reality.