Honeymoon Destinations – Mexico is a country in North America that borders the United States directly. The country can be your honeymoon destinations and has several unique festivals that are received with great enthusiasm by its citizens. Here are interesting festivals in Mexico that you must see.
1. Interesting Festivals in Mexico Day of the Dead
The festival we are going to talk about is the El Dia de Los Muerts festival or commonly known as the festival of the Day of the Dead in Mexico. On this day people will leave their homes in droves wearing clothes that reflect death. Like a skull designed to look scary. This festival situation had existed in the James Bond film Specter and in the animated film Coco.
So the celebration of this festival begins every year on November 1st and 2nd at midnight. The day was later declared a national holiday. This festival also marks the ninth month of the Aztec solar calendar. Well, the leader of the celebration is the goddess Mictecacihuatl or “Lady Death”. In El Dia de Los Muertos the memory of the deceased is celebrated.
2. Pasadena Chalk
Next up, one of the interesting festivals is the Pasadena Chalk Festival, which is held every year. Well, if this festival is an exhibition festival of chalk artists. On the sidewalk along Paseo Plaza on Colorado Boulevard.
At this celebration, 25,000 pastel crayons are handed out annually, involving hundreds of Madonanari, which means street artist in Italian. So for two days these Madonnaris will use all their energy and ability to create interesting wall paintings.
The themes of the festival are also very diverse, from fictional characters in cartoons to political characters. Then visitors can only see the street art work during the festival, as the pictures on the surface of the sidewalk are also cleaned after the celebration.
Visitors who enjoy the day not only enjoy some of the murals, but also witness the appreciation for the chalk artists. The street performers who participated in this festival received recognition embodied in the Chalk of Fame. The awards given are divided into different categories, such as the best place, the best technology, the best use of color, the original mural and much more.
3. Air Balloon
Enjoying the view from the top of the hot air balloon is one of the most exciting and unforgettable experiences. The sensation can be felt at the hot air balloon festival. This interesting festival always takes place in the city of Leon in the Mexican state of Guanajuati. This city is a meeting point for hot air balloons that adorn the sky. Even thousands of people from different countries come together to see and enjoy the excitement of this festival.
This hot air balloon festival has been in existence since 1842, and Don Benito Leon y Rubi de Celis, who lives in Guanajuato, was successful when he flew a self-made hot air balloon. This is the first time in history that a hot air balloon has flown in Mexico.
The Mexican government itself hosts a hot air balloon festival every November. The purpose of the event, of course, is to be of the best honeymoon destinations, and encourage tourists to come to Mexico.
4. Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is a parody festival, the story of which first began in 1978. This parody festival was the brainchild of Ted Wright and his two friends Peter Apanel and Charles Finell. Doo Dah Parade is the Grand Marshal’s first parody or military celebration. Then there was a gig by Snotty Scotty and the Hankies, then there was a lawn mower parody by the Lawn Mower Drill Team. Then there are rows of office workers with briefcases that the Briefcase Drill Team often demonstrates. Well, that makes this festival routine to this day.
Happy Holidays in Mexico. / Dy