DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL Press Release

Media Contact: Stratton Brooks Communication Administrator admin@livingarts.org 918-585-1234

PRESS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TULSA - 9/20/2018

TULSA - Living Arts is hosting Tulsa's annual Day of the Dead Festival on November 1st -2nd, 2018, 5:00 – 10:00 PM. Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration of the Hispanic heritage honoring loved ones who have passed away. The event is held at Living Arts of Tulsa 307 E. Brady, in the Tulsa Arts District, the surrounding parking lots, and Brady Street South of the building.

Activities will include face painting, mariachi and salsa bands, food, and beer. The festival will celebrate Día de Los Muertos tradition with a display of altars to honor those who have passed. $5 admission, cash only, children 12 and under free for the festival on November 1st.

The Day of the Dead celebrations is based on the belief that the souls of the ones gone can come back to this world on these days. The Day of the Dead altars is the most prominent feature in the celebration because they show the souls the way to their home. Altars make the souls (animas) feel welcomed and show them they have not been forgotten.

For more information, visit our website for more information on how to be involved here, for photos or sponsorship information contact Stratton at admin@livingarts.org.

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