The present Doodle remembers Mexico’s yearly Day of the Dead, referred to in Spanish as Día de los Muertos, a cheerful multi-day festivity of the recurrent idea of life and the friends and family who have died.
Day of the Dead follows its causes back a few thousand years to the customs of the Aztec and different Indigenous Nahua developments of what is currently focal Mexico. Today, numerous individuals watch the occasion through the conventions of the past, such as setting out contributions of blossoms, for example, la flor de cempasúchil (the Mexican marigold) portrayed in the present Doodle, candles, and customary nourishments including the sweet and appropriately named skillet de muerto (bread of the dead).
Since 2008, the occasion has been perceived by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity out of appreciation for this festival that keeps Mexico’s rich history and customs alive.
iFeliz Día de los Muertos, México!