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Día de los Muertos in Mexico City: What Activities Will Tlalpan Have?

Oct 19, 2023 | Mexico, News & Articles | 0 comments

The activities will start on Friday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m.


In celebration of the Day of the Dead, the Tlalpan borough has unveiled its lineup of events and cultural activities taking place from October 20 to November 2, 2023. The program includes nights of legends, a mega-offering, and Catrinas.


Lineup of Day of the Dead activities in Tlalpan:


The activities will kick off on Friday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. with a screening of the movie “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the House of Culture in the district.


Attendees are encouraged to come in costumes to be part of this event; they will also receive a party kit. Special transportation will depart from the Villa Olímpica Metrobus station to the House of Culture at two different times: 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.


From October 27 to 29, the “Urban Art Corridor Mictl´arte” will take place, where 25 graffiti artists will intervene in the perimeter wall of the San Pedro Mártir Cemetery.


The traditional mega-offering will be set up on October 29, in the esplanade of the borough and at Casa Frissac. It will be created by the Centers of Arts and Crafts (CAO), who will craft all the elements used for this purpose.


On October 29 and 30, from 7:00 p.m. to midnight, the “Nights of Legends 2023” will be held at the 20 de Noviembre Cemetery, where attendees can hear fun and spine-chilling horror stories.


On October 31, the “Tapete Tradiciones Mexicanas” will be set up at the Plaza del Bolero, where teams of 6 to 10 members can participate. The three most creative and original teams will be awarded. On the same day, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the same location, the “Festival of Catrinas for Adults” will take place, featuring various groups of seniors with creative Catrina and Catrin costumes.


From October 29 to November 2, the borough’s esplanade will host the Infant and Youth Camerata of Tlalpan, as well as various musical ensembles and theater performances.


To ensure the safety of attendees, the borough will deploy a security and civil protection operation focused on the vicinity of the cemetery.


ElUniversal – https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/metropoli/dia-de-muertos-en-cdmx-que-actividades-tendra-tlalpan/

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