All Souls Day Floral Decorations More Popular Each Year
by Staff Reporter, Bloomin News
Posted: 2009-10-02 11:26:04 EST

The three-day holiday celebrating All Souls Day (or Day of the Dead) by Latinos focuses on gatherings of families and friends to honor the departed.

The celebration occurs on November 2 in connection with the Catholic holiday of All Saints Day on November 1 and All Souls Day on November 2.

Marigolds are used extensively in the decorating of altars. This centuries-old commemoration is celebrated throughout the world with flowers, friends and food.

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