Night of Catrinas
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The Catrina parade is an annual march of many traditional Mexican “Lady Deaths”, an event to celebrate the Day of the Dead. The eerie beauty of its participants will amaze you!
The traditional celebrations in honor of the dead takes place on All Saints Day, under the Calle Lucio bridge in the Xallitic neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest. It is decorated with colors and filled with incense, the night is lit up as these beautiful Catrinas march past.
Children, men, but mainly women, parade past in colorful, flowery dresses that allude to the dead, in a cheerful and musical atmosphere that respects their ancestors’ traditions.
Barrio de Xallitic, Xalitic, Zona Centro, Centro, Xalapa-Enríquez, Ver., MéxicoSee map