MEXICO, Veracruz, Tantoyuca, Nov 1- Nov 4. Making the souls of the dead feel welcome as they return for a yearly visit, Mexicans in this tropical state offer not only elaborate feasts and flower-filled altars, but dancing as well. Masked bands of performers called “cuadrillos” rehearse for months their choreography, rich with symbolic roles for men, women, devils, and death itself, then over the course of two nights regale both graveyards and city streets with whoops of laughter, raise-the-roof dancing and music until dawn.

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Mexico Cultural Calendar is a unique, easy-to-use resource for cultural tourism to Mexico, which lets tourists and travel agents plan itineraries around the country's hundreds of ceremonies, religious rites, and ethnic rituals yearly.

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Mexico Cultural Calendar is a unique, easy-to-use resource for cultural tourism to Mexico, which lets tourists and travel agents plan itineraries around the country's hundreds of ceremonies, religious rites, and ethnic rituals yearly.

Our mission is to do justice to Mexico’s extraordinary living culture - visit our web site mexicoculturalcalendar.com to share in our world-class photography, writing and travel advice about Mexico.

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