Kite Festival – Day of the Dead – Guatemala’s Traditional Festival – Photo Essay

On November 1, Day of the Dead, is when you get to see the mos unique Guatemalan tradition. Flying kites that are a good 12 meters in diameter or more. It’s a can-not-miss-this event!

Read about the kite festivals that take place in Guatemala during the day of the dead.

Kite Festival Sumpango Guatemala

Kite Festival Sumpango Guatemala

Flying High

Flying High

Small Kite

Small Kite

Descriptive Kite

Descriptive Kite

Working On Barriletes

Working On Barriletes

More Kites

More Kites

 

Up Up And Away

Up Up And Away

 

Traditional Food at the Festival

Food Stands On Trail

 

Food Stands On Trail

Food Stands On Trail

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Article by Marina Kuperman Villatoro

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