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México Inmortal with singer Rosy Arango
Rosy Arango is a Mexican singer, born in Hermosillo Sonora. With more than 18 years of artistic career, she is a very notable representative of regional and contemporary Mexican music. Her specialties are mariachi music, bolero, trova and danzón. Currently, she is working with maestro Armando Manzanero, one of the most important bolero composers and singers of Mexico.
The "México Inmortal" project was to bring music and culture to families in Mexico during the pandemic. It was created in collaboration with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, considered the best mariachi ensemble in the world with more than 120 years, and the Acapulco Philharmonie. Video provided by Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix.
In Mexico, an integral part of Day of the Dead celebration is visiting loved ones who have passed, and to clean and decorate the gravesites/tombs. Many families spend the night enjoying food, beverages and music accompanied by the spirits of the departed.
En Mexico, una parte integral de las celebraciones durante el Día de Muertos es visitar el cementerio donde se encuentran nuestros seres queridos y limpiar y decorar sus tumbas. Muchas familias pasan la noche disfrutando alimentos, bebidas y musica en compania de los espiritus de aquellos que ya han partido.
Images provided courtesy of the Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix and the Office of Tourism of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Check out our Día de los Muertos education resource guide to help your students learn more about this special holiday.
La leyenda de cempasúchil