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Día De Muertos Celebration at JUMP

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 12:00 AM - 2:30 AM


Día De Muertos Celebration at JUMP JOIN US FOR A DÍA DE MUERTOS CELEBRATION! Jump is excited host Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead for the 5th year, on November 2nd from 5:00-7:30PM! Día de Muertos honors the lives of friends and family who have died, with food, drink, parties, and activities the deceased enjoyed in life. This ancient tradition is based on the unity of life and death, and the belief that the dead would be insulted by sadness. Día de Muertos Altars welcomes spirits with offerings that include photographs, food, marigold flowers, and candles. Altars created by students and local organizations will be on display throughout the lobby beginning on November 2 and continuing through the month. Entertainers of all ages will perform on an outdoor stage between 5:00-7:30 on Tuesday, November 2, many dressed in colorful costumes and painted faces. See full list of entertainers below: *subject to change CHILDREN'S MARIACHI - CANTARES DE MI PUEBLO, CATRIN & CATRINA CONTEST, BALLET FOLKLORICO YARETH, KATIE PONOZZO - AERIALIST ACROBAT, BALLET FOLKLORICO YARETH, OFF CENTER DANCE PROJECT "MARIPOSAS CHOREOGRAPHY", OYAMEL FOLKLORIC DANCERS, SOPRANO/PIANIST CECLILLIA VIOLETTA LOPEZ BROUGHT TO YOU BY CAPED, NORMA PINTAR - TRADITIONAL MEXICAN MASTER DANCER, MARIACHI TLEYOTLZIN, OYAMEL FOLKLORIC DANCERS. DAY OF THE DEAD, A TRADITIONAL ALTAR - LA TRADICIÓN DE UN-ALTAR EN DÍA DE MUERTOS, COMMUNITY PANEL Thursday October 28th 6 -7PM in the Pioneer Ballroom A panel discussion and audience Q&A with various Hispanic and Anglo community members regarding the tradition of the Altar during the Día de Muertos holiday. Panelists: Juan Saldana, Moderator - Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs Dr. Sonia Galaviz - Educator at Garfield Elementary School Ismael Mendoza - Bilingual/Bicultural Coordinator, Idaho Commission for Libraries Patty Canto - Community Leader Steven Hatcher - Director, Folk and Traditions Art, Idaho Commissions on the Arts Visit jumpboise.org for more info.

Cost: free

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Boise, ID 83702

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