Monday, August 6, 2018

Come celebrate Central American culture in the little City of Lake Worth.


Viva La Vida: In preparation for upcoming Festival of Día de los Muertos.


Make plans to visit the little City of Lake Worth to honor and celebrate the lives of the dead, two of the most sacred festivals in Central American culture: Viva La Vida and Día de los Muertos.

Viva La Vida celebrates
the Souls of Children.


Click on image to enlarge, the levels of an altar and the meaning:

The celebration Viva La Vida begins October 20th and continues for two weeks until Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). More details below.


This year’s 3rd annual Día de los Muertos will be held on Saturday, November 3rd. To learn more about this festival click on this link

Click on image. Learn more about
the “Structure of the Altar”:

Día de los Muertos: Para más información o oportunidades de venta llaman 561-493-2550. Or contact Emily Theodossakos, LULA’s Marketing Program Manager by email: etheodossakos@lakeworth.org

The Basics about Viva La Vida:

When is it celebrated?

The Viva La Vida celebration is from October 20th–November 3rd. The Souls of Children are believed to visit the Earth from October 31st–November 1st.

What is the cost?

The entry fee is $20 per altar. Half of the proceeds will go towards the “Best Altar” contest winner.

Where is the Viva La Vida Altar Exhibit?

The exhibit will be located at The HATCH, 1121 Lucerne Ave. 


More information about Central American culture and religion from The Interfaith Prayer Book: “Reading of Popul Vuh”.


My grandmothers, grandfathers,
And however many souls of the dead there may be,
You who speak with the Heart of Sky and Earth,
May all of you together give strength
To the reading I have undertaken.


Video from 1st Annual Festival of Día de los Muertos here in this City of Lake Worth.