World News - Halloween in Mexico
World News - Halloween in Mexico

World News - Halloween in Mexico

Posted in Year 1/2 on Saturday, 31st October 2020

Halloween. It's a night we all know and love. When people dress up in scary costumes or fancy dress, decorate their homes in a spooky style and most years go door-to-door 'trick or treating' for sweets.

Other countries have different Halloween traditions.

Mexico: 

The Day of the Dead is a colourful and lively celebration. The festival is led by the Aztec goddess Mictecacihuatl, also known as Lady of the Dead. Festival-goers wear decorated skull masks or paint their faces to look like skulls. If this sounds scary, don't worry! The Day of the Dead is a happy occasion to celebrate life and loved ones that have passed on.

Mexico is a country in the continent of South America.

We found South America and Mexico on the map of the World.

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