Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos

November 1, 2020

November 8, 2020




Events Description

Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos returns to Harbourfront Centre for an eclectic, all-digital 17th season, from November 1 to 8, 2020. Toronto’s longest-running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important traditions highlights a contemporary artistic vision, including thought-provoking discussions and programming from Canadian, U.S., and Mexican artists.

Day of the Dead has deep roots in Indigenous cultures and traditions, and as we continue to face the effects of COVID-19 and the devastating impact humans have on the environment, it’s fitting to explore themes of Indigeneity, resilience and environmental challenges. We want to look out for each other, watch what is happening in the world, and believe that the arts are a force for change.

Register for the following events to participate in the Q&A.

Panel – A Celebration of Indigenous Poets
November 2, 4:30pm
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Panel – Racism: Continuing the Conversation
November 2, 6:30pm
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In co-production with Mexico Now Festival, Museo Universitario del Chopo and New York University Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.


Tickets: Free events


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Date & Time:

November 1 – 8, 2020

Sunday, November 1, 2020
10:00 AM | Mask Exhibition
11:00 AM | 68 Voices / 68 Voces
12:00 PM | Kids Corner
2:00 PM | Food Demonstration by Santo Pecado / Chef Paola Solórzano
3:00 PM | Ofrenda “My Flowers will not Cease”
4:00 PM | Documentary What Happened to the Bees? – Ambulante Beyond

Monday, November 2, 2020
4:30 PM | Panel – A Celebration of Indigenous Poets
6:30 PM | Panel – Racism: Continuing the Conversation
8:00 PM | Coro Acardenchado

Venue: Onlitne

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