Palo Alto, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – CONTEXTO LATINO)–November 13, 2007–Millions of Mexicans in the US celebrate the Day of the Dead in a variety of ways. Now they can ensure celebrations are even more festive with free and easy-to- make printing projects available online.
Visitors to the HP Activity Center can download, personalize and print free invitations, recipe cards, glass charms and “fiesta” fact cards with relevant information about the Day of the Dead. Table decorations and wall hangings are available as well.
The fact cards feature fascinating stories on this traditional Mexican holiday. For example, it mentions that The Day of the Dead was not established as a sad occasion, but rather as a celebration and remembrance of departed loved ones. It also describes delicious dishes served during the holiday, such as “pan de muerto” (bread of the dead), hot chocolate, sugar skulls, tamales and “chalupas.”
All material is illustrated with the traditional “calavera” (skeleton) dressed up with Mexican sombreros, “jorongo” and guitar, as well as marigold flowers.
Please visit http://www.hp.com/go/hpahora, “actividades para ti y tu familia” section to learn more.