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Pictures: Festival of the Ancestors in Teotitlan for Culture Trip

The Teotitlán del Valle dancers don the masks of old men and dress in a traditional manta cloth as they laugh a wild, cackling laugh and are joined by townspeople and street musicians as they perform their ritual dances. While it might sound like a party, there is actually serious business happening—these are rituals that date back to pre-Hispanic times and unite communities.


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https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/mexico/articles/a-glimpse-into-the-carnival-of-the-ancestors-mexico

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