DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-NEWS BRIEF (102817) DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY DAY AT ELLEN NOEL ART MUSEUM

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 28, 2017 – THE ELLEN NOEL ART MUESUM CELEBRATED IT’S 10TH ANNUAL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY DAY. THE EVENT FEATURED MUSICA DE MARIACHI PERFORMED BY ‘MARIACHI ARMONIA’, FACE PAINTING, AND EMBROIDERY.

(ANNIE STANLEY, EDUCATOR, ELLEN NOEL ART MUSEUM)

“THE MUSEUM IS ACTUALLY OPEN UNTIL SIX. SO, WE HOPE PEOPLE WILL TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GOING THRU THE EXHIBITS WE HAVE UP.”

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS OR DAY OF THE DEAD IS A TWO-DAY CELEBRATION THAT IS CELEBRATED THROUGHT MEXICO, AND FEATURES A FESTIVAL OF COLOR AND LIFE-AFFIRMATIONS. THESE FESTIVITIES IS A WAY TO SHOW A DEEP RESPECT FOR DECEASED FAMILY MEMBERS.

(ANNIE STANLEY, EDUCATOR, ELLEN NOEL ART MUSEUM)

“THERE’S SO MANY PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY THAT ALREADY CELEBRATING THIS, THAT GREW UP WITH IT. SO, FOR THEM IT’S A CHANCE TO BRING THEIR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN AND SHARE THAT WITH THEM.”

MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY EVENT.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera