MAZATLAN, Mexico (PRWEB) August 26, 2015
When people stay with Premier Resort Vacations in Mazatlán, they get to experience not only luxury accommodations and world-class customer service, but also an entire city that encapsulates the culture and history of Mexico. From delicious local cuisine to quality entertainment, travelers can experience what makes Mexico such a wonderful country.
For those people who would like to immerse themselves even more in the local culture, the Instituto de Cultura, Tourismo y Arte de Mazatlan and the School of Arts is inviting people to Dia de Muertos Workshop 2015.
According to Premier Resort Vacations, the Dia de Muertos Workshop will be held on evenings and weekends starting Aug. 31. The workshop is actually a variety of classes on Day of the Dead-themed art and activities. Some classes are free, while others may require payments for materials.
- Body and face painting
- Dia de Muertos T-shirts
- Monumental Cardboard Calavera
- Etching on tortillas (Grabado Sobre Tortillas)
- Musical ceramic calavera
People who attend the workshops may even be able to volunteer for Dia de Muertos activities in the fall. This includes being a make-up artist for others, scaring people, taking surveys, running equipment or dancing in the callejoneada.
Dia de Muertos is a public holiday in Mexico and is also celebrated in other regions throughout the world. It is held annually Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. The focus of the holiday is for family and friends to gather together and pray for and remember those friends and family members who have died. According to Premier Resort Vacations, the prayers and rituals are also meant to help support their spiritual journey.
In one Dia de Muertos tradition, people bring gifts to the graves of the deceased, including sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed. People also leave some possessions of the deceased at their graves. Some people also build private altars called ofrendas.
Premier Resort Vacations is a prominent global vacation fulfillment provider. Premier Resort Vacations has resort inventory in Mazatlán on the Mexican Pacific, as well as Cancun and Cozumel located on the Mayan Riviera Maya. With limited availability, and special requirements to qualify, Premier Resort Vacations requires interested parties to call to book their tropical getaway. For more information on an unforgettable trip with Premier Resort Vacations, please visit http://premierresortvacations.com/ or call 877 807 4347.