As part of the activities to celebrate the Day of the Dead, this year the 2021 Monumental Alebrijes Parade and will feature works by Mexican artists. This parade will be held next 31 October and will depart from Plinth From Mexico City.
In other words, the Day of the Dead parade and the Monumental Alebrijes parade will be held together. These alebrijes, which exceed two meters in height, were made right here in the CDMX, in neighborhoods that are considered a priority.
So far three of the alebrijes that will be part of the parade have been presented:
- Nana, Buche and Nenepil, who resembles a toucan but with a double tail.
- Rooster Gas: a huge bird with scorpion limbs and a tail like a viper.
- Guerrero Riva Palacio: a goat with wings and a head similar to that of an elephant.
In its design and elaboration, neighbors of the properties were involved, both artists and children and adolescents. However, the coordination of the selected cardboard masters was in charge of the Museum of Popular Art.
The parade will run along Avenida Juárez, then join Paseo de la Reforma avenue and culminate in Campo Marte. Although the authorities did not specify it, the monumental alebrijes could be exhibited on the Paseo de la Reforma.
In the same way, the Festival of Offerings and Regional Arrangements will be mounted for the second time in the Zócalo. There where you can buy directly from local producers and this with the purpose of reactivating the economy in the city.
Of course, the attendees were asked to respect the sanitary measures in order to avoid contagion.