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Offline Loke

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Dead's day offeribg
« on: November 02, 2008, 10:07:20 am »

 Students created a cool offering out of grains ... it's awesome, i hope you like it

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Re: Dead's day offeribg
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2008, 11:58:34 am »
It looks wonderful! Reminds me of the Tibetan pictures of coloured sand...

In my country people usually go to the cemetery and light candles, bring flowers remembering their dear ones. I usually don't go to the cemetery in these days, but I like the candles a lot. :)

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Re: Dead's day offeribg
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2008, 04:12:52 pm »
Here in Venezuela they don't do anything related to the Day of the Dead.
However, in Ecuador they do. I don't remember all of the traditions, but the typical sweets of the day include the colada morada, which is a great, delicious purple (sort of) thick fruit punch, and the guaguas de pan ("guagua" is a word borrowed from Quechua, meaning "child") which are a nice kind of sweet bread in the shape of little humanoids. They are offered to the Dead, and eaten among family and friends... In fact I remember making some of those guaguas de pan when I was in elementary school. :nosweat:

A guagua de pan with colada morada.
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Re: Dead's day offeribg
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2008, 04:52:30 pm »
haha this is very interesting, I didn't know there were so many different customs in the world concerning this day  :nosweat: I should've guessed though  :nosweat:
but anyway, in my country we go to the cemetery and light candles for the dead ones, and also bring flowers to their graves (the same custom here as in Lucy's country)

@Loke: that's a nice offering your students made! I like it :)
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