Seattle Center Festál
Dia de Muertos: A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed
October 26-27, 2013
Armory / Center House Main Floor
Seattle Center Festal presents Dia de Muertos - A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed, Oct. 26 and 27. Explore and experience the cultural roots of Mexico through live performances, spectacular sand paintings, special hands-on activities, foods, face painting and exquisite rituals. Create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars and march in a musical procession to remember the dead. The art and spirituality of Mexican culture is celebrated at Dia de Muertos. This “Day of the Dead” festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed.
Presented in partnership with Taller Mexicano para la Cultura y las Artes.
About Seattle Center Festál
Seattle Center Festál 2013 presents a series of 22 world festivals on weekends throughout the year highlighting the distinct cultures and common threads of ethnic communities in our region through traditional and contemporary art, music, foods, youth activities, workshops and more. This collection of cultural events is produced with the generous support of Coca-Cola, The Boeing Company, T-Mobile, Wells Fargo, Real Networks, and KUOW 94.9 Public Radio. Additional support is provided by 4Culture, Washington State Arts Commission and the City of Seattle.