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Dia de Los Muertos 2009

Malikas makin it happen! Special thanks to Kitty Wu, Lauren, Cassandra, Jocelyn and everyone who helped to make this year’s alter a success!

Each year, 206 Zulu works in conjunction with El Central de la Raza to host Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Latinos (and others) living in the United States to pay tribute and remember those who have passed. This year 206 Zulu’s alter honored over 80 of Hip Hop’s revered, locally and nationally, with an intricately decorated alter lined with sugar skulls, marigolds, and food offerings. The event took place November 1st, and the exhibit remains on display for the entire month which generally brings about 2,000 viewers including students from neighboring schools, families and community residents.

Presentations by Ameyaltonal Danza Azteca  FANDANGO  Hope For Youth  Richard Hugo House  Mariachi Seattle Azteca  Jos Mart CDC  Professor Cynthia Steele, University of Washington

Childrens Activities  Face Painting  Sugar Skulls

Featuring Ofrendas by ~ 206 Zulu  ALAS  CD Forum  Beacon Hill International School  Denny Middle School  Friends of the Orphans  Guatemaltecos Unidos  Lutheran Volunteer Corp  Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs  People of Color Against Aids  Los Poetas del Monton  Rhonda Gossett and Family

Enjoy the Ofrenda Exhibit November 1st-20th  Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 10 am  6pm and Wednesday 12 pm  8 pm

Uplift | Preserve | Celebrate