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Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017. 2:48 p.m. CST.

By Zoila Palma: The National Institute of Culture and History, through the Museum of Belize and the Corozal House of Culture is hosting Hanal Pixan.

Hanal Pixan translates to “food for the souls”.

The event highlights several facets of Mayan culture and traditions.

This fun and family-centered event will be a display of the Maya’s ancient tradition of honoring the dearly departed.

This is a wonderful opportunity to come and see altars, experience cultural performances, view an educational exhibit about the Caste War, enjoy the food demonstrations, partake in live art, and so much more.

The culinary delight of the night is the ability to taste the tangible heritage with authentic Mayan cuisine.

The opening ceremony and explanation of this deeply rooted tradition will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 28th in the Corozal Town Central Park.

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