Dia de Muertos IS NOT Halloween

Death burns the lips of other cultures, but the Mexican is familiar with death, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it; it is one of his favorite toys and his most steadfast love. Octavio Paz Day of the Dead IS NOT (and has nothing to do with) Halloween. Halloween (which is rooted in Samhain) is celebrated on the eve of 31st of … Continue reading Dia de Muertos IS NOT Halloween

FOMEX The Friends of Mexico

The Friends of Mexico is a cultural friendship group with chapters around the world. In Perth, Western Australia it was born in 2006 under the initiative of Ambassador H.E. Martha Ortiz de Rosas. It is run by a group of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who get together to celebrate the culture of Mexico and share it with the people of Perth. FOMEX has expatriate members … Continue reading FOMEX The Friends of Mexico