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Shenkman Arts Centre des arts Shenkman

245 Centrum Boulevard

Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

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DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL

Celebrate Mexican culture at its best in a festival that is truly larger than life – Día de los Muertos. Revel in the vibrant colours, lively music and rich mosaic of authentic Mexican dishes as you explore the traditions and folklore of the Day of the Dead in all its glory. From artisan workshops to mariachi performances, face painting to Latin dance workshops, there is something for everyone at this unique event.

Don’t miss this unforgettable foray into Mexico’s most passionate and captivating celebration of life!

2017 Event Schedule

All events will take place at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orléans.

Stay tuned for a detailed programme on these exciting activities!

Saturday, Octobre 28

7:00 pm-1:00 am Rattle Your Bones Dance Party!

Come savour our typical Mexican cuisine and ease your thirst with a delicious Corona beer or a Margarita cocktail. Dance the night away with the amazing latin rythms of the "La Ottawense Salsa Band". Come and join our Salsa and Bachata dance workshops and wear your best "El Catrin" or "La Catrina" costume.

Sunday, Octobre 29

11:00 am-6:00 pm Day of the Dead Festival

Participate in a variety of family-friendly activities, such as:

  • Mariachi performances
  • Mexican folkloric dances
  • Authentic Mexican food
  • "Catrina" contest
  • Face painting
  • Mexican paper flower workshops
  • Paper mache skull painting workshop
  • Artisan market
  • Day of the Dead bread
  • Photo booth
  • Mexican chocolate skulls

This is a cash event only. There will be automatic cash machines available on the premises.

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Shenkman Arts Centre des arts Shenkman

245 Centrum Boulevard

Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

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