Siempre Mujer Partners With El Museo Del Barrio For A Fundraiser To Celebrate 'Dia De Los Muertos'
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NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Siempre Mujer, the largest Spanish-language magazine for Latinas in the U.S., announces its partnership with New York's El Museo del Barrio to honor the "Day of the Dead" and support Latino, Caribbean and Latin American art and culture in New York.
The event, held at El Museo del Barrio at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 1, will give the public an opportunity to experience the festivities and traditions of this significant holiday. Celebrated by millions of people in Mexico and around the world, Dia de los Muertos honors those who have passed. But instead of mourning, celebrants remember loved ones with festive food, music, costumes and gifts at altars.
The evening will bring together leaders in Hispanic art, media, entertainment, philanthropy and business. Event highlights include models wearing spectacular costumes designed by creative guru Susan Jaramillo with elaborate makeup creations by M.A.C and hair styled by Aveda; a one-of-a-kind altar created by artist Yaocihuatzin; endemic foods including Pan de Muerto; special musical guests including Latin-fusion star Xenia Rubinos; and more.
"With its costumes and skulls,Diade los Muertos may seem very similar to Halloween, but the message of the holiday is much more meaningful and poignant," Maria Marrero, Editor-in-Chief,Siempre Mujersays. "It's a celebration of the life of those who have left us physically but are still with us spiritually. SiempreMujeris delightedto be a part of anevent that takes this traditional celebration to the next level while introducing it to a new audience, especially as the Latino population in America is growing more than ever."