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    2019 Day of the Dead Celebration

    October 18, 2019

    Join us for our 2019 "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. in DeNaples, 1st floor. We will be featuring music, skull decorating, face painting, take a picture, a traditional altar and traditional food served during this celebration. New this year, we will be also holding an interfaith prayer service in collaboration with students & faculty from our Center for Service and Social Justice International program to the Kino Border & Campus Ministries.

    About the celebration:
    El Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) although it is marked throughout Latin America, Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican celebration, is a day to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. On this day in Mexico, the streets near the cemeteries are filled with decorations of papel picado , flowers, candy calaveras (skeletons and skulls), and parades.

    This program is sponsored by the Multicultural Center, Late Night, Center for Service and Social Justice International Program, and Campus Ministries!

    For more information contact the Cross Cultural Centers at multicultural@scranton.edu

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