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):