Halloween may be over, but the third edition of Dia de Muertos Singapore is coming up on Nov 4. Held at the old Beach Road Police Station from 1pm to 11pm, the event celebrates the Mexican tradition of commemorating the lost lives of loved ones with music, art, dance, and delicious food (you'll be able to tuck into tacos, quesadillas, tamales and elotes). This year, Red Cross Singapore will be accepting donations at the event to help victims of the most recent earthquake to hit Mexico. His Excellency, Nathan Wolf, Mexican Ambassador to Singapore, will also be gracing the event.
Here's a sneak peek of some of the artists and musicians you can expect this year.
To commemorate iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's 110th birth anniversary, there will be an altar installation and art exhibition inspired by her work. This piece, titled The Frame, is created by Singaporean designer and artist Alicia Wee, who's known for her bubble wrap paintings.
This portrait, "Frida, Black and White with Colors", is by Mexican artist Saydeé Yanez Cruz, who moved to Singapore in 2006 and started painting Mexican motifs and icons here to remind herself of her roots.