Day of the Dead celebrations

Performances, carnival parades and other Day of the Dead celebrations at the British Museum.

This event took place on 1 November 2009.

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Day of the Dead celebrations

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Day of the Dead preparations

Elisenda Vila Llonch, curator, visits Mexico City to see the Moctezuma figure being created.
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Celebrating Day of the Dead

Alma Martinez explains the meaning of Day of the Dead to Mexicans.
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Day of the Dead celebrations

Performances, carnival parades and other Day of the Dead celebrations at the British Museum.
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