[News] Hollywood Forever Announces 24th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration

Hollywood Forever ‘s acclaimed Day of the Dead Celebration is back for its 24th installment on Saturday, October 28th, 2023.

This year, they proudly present “Máscaras de México – Vida y Muerte en La Máscara,” an immersive experience that pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of Mexico and Latin America through the art and symbolism of masks.

The event will be split into two separate ticketed experiences, the Daytime Event from 9 am to 3 pm PDT, and the Nighttime Event from 5 pm to 12 am PDT, providing guests with an opportunity to delve into the unique themes and traditions of Día de los Muertos. Headlining the Nighttime event is none other than Bomba Estéreo. The internationally acclaimed Colombian band will take the main stage with their infectious rhythms and energetic performances, promising an unforgettable evening of music and celebration.

Families can join us for a day of cross-cultural creativity and exploration. The Children’s Village will offer interactive activities, storytelling sessions, and mask-making workshops to engage young minds in the beauty of Día de los Muertos traditions.

A Multifaceted Celebration “Máscaras de México – Vida y Muerte en La Máscara” celebrates the ancient art of mask-making, which has held a significant role in Mesoamerican funerary traditions and contemporary folk celebrations in Mexico and Latin America. These masks serve as a form of cultural and religious expression, passed down through generations, and play a vital role in connecting different cultures through storytelling.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (9 am-3 pm): Experience the beauty of cultural rituals and artistic performances in the warm embrace of the sun. Delight in the enchanting Children’s Village and explore over 150 Aztec dancers and performers on four spectacular stages. Indulge in delectable food, captivating crafts, and the spirit of togetherness.

NOCHE DE LOS MUERTOS (5 pm-12 am): As the sun sets, the festivities reach new heights. Prepare to be mesmerized by the electrifying beats of Bomba Estereo, as they ignite the night with their sensational music. Join the jubilant crowd as we dance under the stars, celebrating life and paying tribute to our beloved ancestors.

Don’t miss out on this magical experience! Get your tickets now at ticketweb.com/HF.

[News] Hollywood Forever Announces 24th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration
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About Hollywood Forever ‘s Day of the Dead Celebration:
Hollywood Forever’s Day of the Dead Celebration has been a beloved tradition for over two decades, paying tribute to the vibrant customs and rituals of Día de los Muertos. Each year, the event offers an immersive experience that celebrates life, death, and the timeless connection between the living and the departed.

About “Máscaras de México – Vida y Muerte en La Máscara”:
“Máscaras de México – Vida y Muerte en La Máscara” explores the profound significance of masks in Mexican and Latin American culture. These masks represent transitions, empowerment, and a deep respect for ancestral traditions. Through this celebration, we honor the resilience and richness of the human spirit.

For complete event information, please visit ladayofthedead.com.

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