LEAD hosts Dia de los Muertos1 min read

Rachel Schemel, Features Editor

Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza held the fifth annual Dia de los Muertos celebration Oct. 31 in the Main Quad at De Anza College.

Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday for friends and family to gather and remember deceased loved ones.

Activities included facepainting, the traditional game loteria, and decorating your own sugar skull.

Students’ crafted ofrendas, alters for the dead, were on display with a a describtion of their indiviual stories.

The folklorico dancers performed several routines in costume.