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      3rd Annual Santisima Day of the Dead Parade and Celebration in Albuquerque

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      November 1, 2008

      Saturday   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      800 Rio Grande Blvd NW
      Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

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      3rd Annual Santisima Day of the Dead Parade and Celebration

      Address: Old Town
      Location: Old Town

      Old Town will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with traditional activities on Saturday, November 1 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a tradition that honors those who have left this life for what the celebrants believe is a better one.  The Old Town celebration will take place on the Plaza and in at Poco a Poco on San Felipe NW. Music and dance, traditional costumes and a traditional altar will be part of the event. At 6:00 p.m. a community parade will kick off at the east side entrance of Old Town Plaza, winding through the area and ending at Poco a Poco Patio on San Felipe. From 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. music, dance, community altars, a costume contest and art giveaways will keep the crowds entertained. The entertainment lineup features Mariachi Nuevo Mexico, Ballet Folklorico Semblanzas, World Music Band Wagogo and more. Day of the Dead Artwork by artists Johnny Salas, Manuel Salas, Kenny Chavez, Michelle Montano, Ginger Deleon, Susanne Baca and Celeste Medina will be featured at the event.

      Phone:
      505-410-6447


      http://www.cabq.gov/crs/newfun.html


      Cost: FREE

      Categories: Festivals

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