Dayofthedead.holiday is dedicated to celebrating all things Dia De Muertos. In 2019, we were determined to make a beautiful informational site that respected the traditions around Day of the Dead. Our goal is to build the world’s most authoritative website for the Day of the Dead.
All of the content on the site comes from professional writers based in Mexico that have experienced the holiday first-hand and were excited to share their knowledge in a personal experience and in academic research.
Nestor De Buen A
Nestor was born and raised in Mexico and experienced Dia De Muertos first-hand. He is a political scientist with an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and a BA from CIDE (Mexico City).
- Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City
Francia was born and raised in Mexico and lived through Dia De Muertos her entire life. Francia experienced the holiday differently as she has lived in two different states of the Mexican Republic and have seen how they both celebrate the Day of the Dead. Francia studied and majored in Creative Writing and Literature, and I currently work as a freelance editor.
- Sugar Skull
Maria Berns is a bilingual travel writer based in Mexico and specializes in culture and the arts. Maria I has written about different cultural aspects of Mexico and has have been involved in different kinds of Mexican festivities, included the Day of the Dead.
- 10 Day of the Dead traditions
- Facts about Mexico
- Mexican Art
Sandra shed everything she owned several years ago to set out into the world to fulfill a long-time desire to travel and to write. She is a self-proclaimed slow-living world citizen and was published in the NY Times best selling book Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It - a deeply personal essay about facing fears and going after dreams. Sandra presently lives in Oaxaca City, Mexico, learning everything she can about the culture, the food, and the people. Visit her website: www.sandraroussy.com
- La Catrina
- 12 Day of the Dead foods you must try!
- How to celebrate Day of the Dead in the US
- History of Day of the Dead
Tamara is a professional writer and researcher based in Mexico City. She is a graduate student at the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs.
- 10 facts to know about Day of the Dead,
- Mexican Culture
- Sugar Skull
- Day of the Dead Traditions
- 21 Facts About Mexican Culture
Ben is a designer and web developer who enjoys bringing ideas to life.
Caleb is a professional designer and was interested in helping create a site that celebrated the rich culture and history behind the Dia De Muertos Holiday. He wanted to capture the beautiful colors and vivid imagery of the Holiday in his designs, and give justice to the truly one-of-a-kind celebration that surrounds Dia De Muertos.