VIDEO/PHOTOS: Highlights from Dia de los Muertos celebration in Burien


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Last Friday night (Nov. 2), Burien’s annual – and beautiful – Dia de los Muertos celebration took place at the Community Center.

It was a fantastic, crowded and wonderful cultural event, full of celebration and honor for deceased relatives and ancestors, all presented in the fascinating, colorful Mexican tradition.

Scott Schaefer did a live Facebook broadcast on the blog’s FB page, and here’s an edited version with highlights, including a moving performance by ‘Seattle Danza Azteca’ at the beginning, beautiful Ofrendas (alters), as well as a live Frida Khalo art installation by Amaranta Sandy, face painting, storytelling, arts & crafts and much more:

Michael Brunk shot these photos (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):

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