Photos: Celebrating the Day of the Dead, 2022 With Details

Photos: Celebrating the Day of the Dead, 2022 With Details

  • A person wears an ornate headpiece and skull makeup.

    An attendee poses at the 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever on October 29, 2022, in Hollywood, California. 

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  • A person sits in a graveyard among many lit candles.

    An Indigenous woman sits by the grave of a relative during the annual Day of the Dead celebration, at a cemetery in Santa María Atzompa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on November 1, 2022. 

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  • People pull two large skeleton figures in a parade.

    Figures dressed as typical characters of Mexican culture during the Day of the Dead Festival at the Zócalo in Mexico City, on October 29, 2022 

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  • Two people in costumes, dressed as tall devils walk in a parade.

    Performers take part in the Muerteada, as part of the Day of the Dead celebrations on November 1, 2022, in Etla, Mexico. 

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  • An elevated view of a large cemetery on a barren mountainside.

    People walk through the Nueva Esperanza cemetery in the shantytown Villa María in Lima, Peru, on November 1, 2022. Renewing a tradition that was stalled during the coronavirus pandemic, Peruvian authorities have granted full access to cemeteries on the Day of the Dead, where thousands of Peruvians visit their deceased loved ones. 

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  • A person places flowers on a grave.

    An Indigenous woman decorates the grave of her loved one with cempasúchil (marigolds) at a cemetery in San Miguel Canoa, in the state of Puebla in Mexico, on November 1, 2022. 

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  • A very tall skeleton sculpture sits in a plaza.

    An 18-meter-tall Catrina sculpture sits in the streets of the town of Zapotlanejo during the Festival de los Altares, as part of the preparations for Day of the Dead in Mexico, on October 29, 2022. 

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  • Musical performers take part in a parade.

    People participate in a Day of the Dead parade on October 30, 2022, in the Sunset Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 

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  • A person in skull makeup performs.

    A person dressed in a mythological-character costume looks on during the traditional Calabiuza, or Fiesta del Ayote, in the municipality of Tonacatepeque on November 1, 2022, in San Salvador, El Salvador. 

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  • A close view of a person in skull makeup.

    A woman dresses up as part of the preparations for the Day of the Dead on October 29, 2022, in Tenancingo de Degollado, Mexico. 

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  • A cemetery is filled with lit candles and flowers.

    A traditional Día de Muertos offering is set up in the graveyard of Atzompa on November 1, 2022, in Atzompa, Mexico. 

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  • A couple wears skull makeup in a performance.

    A couple dressed up as Animas, a representation of the souls of the dead by the community of Yucatán, is pictured during the performance of La Vaqueria de las Animas in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, on October 31, 2022. 

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  • People in skull makeup carry candles.

    People with their faces painted as skulls participate in the traditional Mayan commemoration of the dead Hanal Pixan, or Paseo de las Animas (“Parade of the Souls”), during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mérida, Mexico, on October 28, 2022. 

    Lorenzo Hernandez / Reuters
  • Performers March in a parade.

    Performers parade at Paseo de la Reforma on October 29, 2022, in Mexico City, Mexico. 

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  • A long-exposure view of candles moving through a cemetery at night.

    A long-exposure view of the San Pablo Autopan cemetery during Day of the Dead celebrations on November 1, 2022, in San Pablo Autopan, Mexico. 

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