Oct 27, 2017

La Mujer Obrera: Mexican Cultural Heritage Dia de los Muertos

Event Poster (La Mujer Obrera
News release

La Mujer Obrera
20th Annual Día de los Muertos
Artesania: Patrimonio Cultural

EL PASO, TEXAS - La Mujer Obrera will present its 20th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 28 featuring art, music performances, crafts and Mexican traditional altars memorializing the dead.

The event is free and open to the public, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Café Mayapan, 2000 Texas Avenue in Central El Paso.

La Mujer Obrera is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the community.

A celebration of the arts will feature certified fair-trade products from several states of Mexico: Niu Matat Napawika Artesanas de Chiapas, Puebla, Hidalgo, Oaxaca and Chihuahua, as well as workshops and special presentations.

Danza Azteca Omecoatl will open the event with the sunset ceremony by Danza Tlaniztica and a Raramuri muertos ceremony.

Music will be by Amalia Mondragon, Frontera Bugalu, Ceiba and Carambola Community Music.

Altars were designed by Los Dos, Zeke Penya, Jellyfish Collective, Jane Terrazas, and by the community.

The richly textured celebration will include traditional foods, a catrina contest and calavera poetry by Gris Muñoz and Celia Aguilar.

Saturday's Mayapan Muertos Menu will feature Tamales Oaxaqueños en hoja de platano con mole coloradito, Tlayudas con chapulines, champurrado, pozole, and Pan de Muerto.

For information call: (915) 217-1126, or visit www.mujerobrera.org