Last Sunday, October 29, the heart of Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, was filled with life and color to commemorate the fifth edition of the Day of the Dead celebration, an event organized by Revista Latina that brought together between 7,000 and 8,000 visitors of all ages and nationalities. Revista Latina, highlighted the importance of this celebration in Mexican culture and its fundamental role in the preservation of unique and valuable cultural traditions. The Day of the Dead is not only an opportunity to remember and honor the loved ones who left us, but also a special occasion for new generations to know and value these traditions. This holiday offers a window into the roots of Mexico, teaching the importance of memory, the connection with our ancestors and the cultural diversity that enriches our lives.
The participation of children from the Latin American School program immersed themselves in the creation of calaveras catrinas, an iconic manifestation of the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico. With their dexterous hands and imagination, the children brought these skulls to life, each of which was a unique reflection of their creativity and love for Mexican culture.
The Day of the Dead Celebration with Revista Latina 2023 and Las Catrinas came together to demonstrate that culture and art have the power to transcend borders and connect people in deep and meaningful ways. This event was a celebration of life, death and the importance of remembering our loved ones.
La Catrina is an iconic representation of death in Mexican culture that combines elements of equality, humor, memory and artistic expression. Their presence on the Day of the Dead helps remember and honor deceased loved ones in a way that celebrates life and the richness of Mexican culture.
In the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, the Consulate General of Mexico became home to an art exhibit: "Tour Binational Corazón Migrante 2023". This exciting group show, made up of 23 artists of Mexican origin located throughout the United States, arrives at the General Consulate of Mexico in Raleigh with the special participation of Laura Lesllo Mexican Plastic Artist. Through this exhibition, the artists capture the experience of the Mexican diaspora, exploring the complexity of identity and the emotional ties they maintain with their country of origin.
The summer camp organized by the Latin American School at the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh has come to an end, leaving behind an unforgettable experience and an invaluable opportunity for cultural exchange and personal growth for all the participants. For three weeks, the children had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the cultural richness of Latin America and strengthen friendship ties with people from different countries.
Due to the bold and eye-catching nature of this mural, it is likely to elicit a range of mixed reactions and emotions from community residents and visitors. Abrazo Eterno / Eternal Embrace is an opportunity to foster dialogue, artistic expression and cultural enrichment within the community.
The City of Raleigh, North Carolina dressed in the colors and traditions of Mexico. Between catrinas, dances, artists, Mariachi music, the sounds of the guitar, the jarana and the violin of the Huastec sones, and the offering, a fundamental element of this celebration.
Tina Alberni Semi-Abstract Artist. He grew up between Puerto Rico, Colombia and Miami. Her bi-cultural and vibrant heritage and experience are woven throughout the fabric of her art, layering in a variety of techniques and materials with geometry, color...
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.