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Day Dead Party Ideas
Day Dead a Mexican Holliday
Day Dead or 'Dia de los Muertos' is a mexican tradition to celebrate those relative or friends that have passed away no matter how long, just it is important if they still are in our memories. This holliday is celebrated on November 2, the day of All Saints or 'Dia de todos los Santos'. Although is an equivalent to Halloween celebration it is not exactly the same purpose because at Day Dead more than a theatrical show with monsters, ghosts, vampires, etc it is an spiritual/religious oriented event. However that doesn't mean it is a sad ocassion, on the contrary except few cases everybody is excited and waiting at night the spirits of their loved ones with the meals, beverages favorited by death people when they were still alive.
Image: 'Dia de los Muertos' by 'Fotos_Gratis' (Flickr - CC BY 2.0)
Ideas for your Dead Day Party
You can easily prepare a table to welcome those passed away people who according tradition is coming to visit you and your family. Just put a table with a tablecloth decorated for this ocassion, then pun on top some plates with bread, sugar skulls, fruits specially those favorited by your beloved relatives or friends, maybe some drinks, Yes! could be alcoholic you decide beer, tequila, whisky or maybe only a glass of water or a coke. Then add some nice candles and flowers, if you can get some orange coloured better, even you might make a short road indicating spirits where they can walk to the table.
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Dead Day Tattoos
Some people like decorating their faces, arms or another part of their bodies with tattoos related to skulls, skeletons, death ladies, etc