The 2023 Day of the Dead Parade in Mexico City is getting closer every day. This is the date
The 2023 Day of the Dead Parade in Mexico City is getting closer every day and promises to surprise Mexicans like every year with its floats, catrinas, alebrijes, monumental skulls, dance and lots of music.
If you like Mexican culture , costumes and makeup, remember that this tradition allows attendees to characterize themselves however they like, from El Chavo del Ocho to Frida Kahlo , although the main premise is to honor the memory of the deceased.
When is the Day of the Dead Parade?
Although the capital authorities have not established this year’s theme, they announced through their social networks that it will take place on November 4 at 2:00 pm with a tour that will begin at the Lion Gate in Chapultepec . heading to the Zócalo of Mexico City.
How did the Day of the Dead Parade in CDMX come about?
An action movie is the origin of one of the most representative Mexican traditions. This is ‘007:Spectre” (2015), starring actor Daniel Craig who plays agent James Bond during his special mission in Mexico City.
For the plot of this film, the directors created a Day of the Dead Festival where a frustrated attack was carried out, for filming they recreated important elements of Mexican culture such as giant skulls, catrinas, marigold flowers and people with masks in a crowd of people.
In Mexico the scene became popular since its publication, in 2016 the Ministry of Tourism of the Federal Government declared the annual Day of the Dead Parade in the country’s capital official and declared: After the James Bond movie, tourists will want to come to see it and they will not find it.