day of the dead Decorations-is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
La Calavera Catrina "Elegant Skull" is a zinc etching by famous printmaker, cartoon illustrator and lithographer Jose Guadalupe Posada. She in particular has become an icon of the Mexican Dia de los Muertos, or Day of Dead.
❁☠❀ Dia de Los Muertos ❀☠❁ Day of the dead altars known as altares de muertos or ofrendas (offerings) are set during the Day of the Dead celebrations on November 1 and 2 to honor the dead children and adults.