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Mayan Calendar talk, music, food, closing altar blessing part of Celebraciones de la Gente on Oct. 28

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A discussion on the 2012 Mayan Calendar by guests from Guatemala, Ballet Folklorico, Mariachi workshops and performances and a moving closing ceremony with the blessing of the ofrendas (altars) were experienced by visitors during the closing day of the 9th annual Celebraciones de la Gente held Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

The event was presented by the museum and partner Flagstaff Nuestras Raices.

The Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration featured a “Lively Day of the Dead Celebration” which included food, arts and crafts booths, face painting and the presentation of the annual mural project.

Performers include Maríachí Sol Azteca, Los Compadres and Ballet Folklorico de Colores of Flagstaff.

Call 928-774-5213 or visit musnaz.org  or http://www.flagstaffnuestrasraices.com/ for more information.

Celebraciones photos by Frank X. Moraga / Shooting Star Communications LLC ©2012

Visitors enjoy first full day of Celebraciones de la Gente on Oct. 27

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Visitors to the Museum of Northern Arizona had the opportunity to see folklorico and mariachi performances, stroll around the historic courtyard and visit nearly two dozen ofrendas (altars), enjoy food and visit arts and crafts booths during the first full day of the 9th annual Celebraciones de la Gente on Saturday, Oct. 27.

The event was presented by the museum and partner Flagstaff Nuestras Raices.

The Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration featured a “Lively Day of the Dead Celebration” including music, ofrendas, Heritage insight presentations, workshops, Ballet Folklorico.

Performers include Maríachí Sol Azteca, Los Compadres and Ballet Folklorico de Colores of Flagstaff.

Call 928-774-5213 or visit musnaz.org  or http://www.flagstaffnuestrasraices.com/ for more information.

Nearly two dozen ofrendas (altars) grace the courtyard at the Museum of Northern Arizona

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Nearly two dozen ofrendas (altars) were on display in the courtyard at the Museum of Northern Arizona during the weekend of Oct. 27-28 when the museum and partner Flagstaff Nuestras Raices presented the 9th annual Celebraciones de la Gente.

Call the Museum of Northern Arizona at 928-774-5213 or visit musnaz.org  or http://www.flagstaffnuestrasraices.com/ for more information.