El salvador dating customs

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Originally, the Day of the Dead as such was not celebrated in northern Mexico, where it was unknown until the 20th century because its indigenous people had different traditions.

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Celebrations can take a humorous tone, as celebrants remember funny events and anecdotes about the departed.Families will also offer trinkets or the deceased's favorite candies on the grave.Some families have ofrendas in homes, usually with foods such as candied pumpkin, pan de muerto ("bread of dead"), and sugar skulls; and beverages such as atole.Prior to Spanish colonization in the 16th century, the celebration took place at the beginning of summer.Gradually, it was associated with October 31, November 1, and November 2 to coincide with the Western Christianity triduum of Allhallowtide: All Saints' Eve, All Saints' Day, and All Souls' Day.They held the traditional 'All Saints' Day' in the same way as other Christians in the world.

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