KEEPING THE SPIRITS ALIVE!!
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS, OR DAY OF THE DEAD
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is the Mexican traditional celebration of the Circle of Life and their eagerness to embrace death in joyous festivities to remember, honor and party with their loved ones’ spirits. In keeping with this joyous celebratory theme, we serve you with the best authentic food and spirits Mexico has to offer – only here at… ‘The Mexican’.
La Calavera Catrina (‘Dapper Skeleton’, ‘Elegant Skull’) is a 1910–1913 zinc etching. The image depicts a female skeleton dressed only in a hat befitting the upper-class outfit of a European of her time. She is offered as a satirical portrait of those Mexican natives who were aspiring to adopt European aristocratic traditions. She serves as a reminder that death is a fate that even the rich can’t avoid. Today’s La Catrina has come to ‘The Mexican’ with the spiritual marigold floral crown in the image of the Aztec Goddess Mictlantecuhtli (the First Lady of the Dead) to celebrate the Circle of Life here in Bangkok…