The Consulate General of Mexico in New York and its Cultural Institute present Mexico Week: Día de Muertos at Rockefeller Center, in partnership with Rockefeller Center, and thanks to the sponsorship and generosity of Tequila Casa Dragones, INTERprotección, Visit Mexico, and the State of Oaxaca.
The week will begin with an unveiling of the alebrijes sculptures and the catrinas on October 22nd followed by the ofrenda, Atlas’ floral installation and tianguis, an open air market, which will be on view from Friday, October 29th through Wednesday, November 2nd. The opening event on the 29th will feature a special performance of Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera. The tianguis will be open to the public from 11AM to 6PM, each day. Featured artisans include La Contenta, La Newyorkina, La Providencia, South Philly Barbacoa, Casa Dragones, and more. Tequila Casa Dragones will have a special area in the tianguis to showcase their commitment to Mexican craftsmanship. Here, the public can learn about the art of sipping tequilas, and also personalize their own Casa Dragones Joven bottles with calligraphy in honor of Day of the Dead.