Downtown Chula Vista will host its second annual Día de los Muertos celebration with music, dancing, a movie and extra at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The free group occasion, at Memorial Park, will characteristic dwell music, an altar and Catrín/Catrina ensemble competitors, face portray, sugar-skull adorning, flower preparations from Tallo and pan de muerto from Dulcet, and a 7 p.m. screening of Disney Pixar’s Coco on the Memorial Bowl.
Día de los Muertos – which, translated, means Day of the Lifeless, falls on Nov. 1-2 – offers family members an opportunity to honor misplaced ancestors and embrace and rejoice their reminiscences. Attendees can add to the group altar at Third Avenue and Davidson Avenue or create their very own.
Members of the group additionally may have the possibility to take part in two competitions, for altar-building and Catrín ensembles, to win money prizes starting from $150 to $1000.
“We actually hope everybody will come out and rejoice with us, find out about this unbelievable day and soak within the tradition,” stated Dominic Li Mandri, district supervisor of the Downtown Chula Vista Affiliation.
The occasion is made attainable partially by assist from town of Chula Vista and the Create Chula Vista Arts Grant.