Altars Competition

The Embassy of Mexico in the United Kingdom thanks all applicants for taking part in the Day of the Dead Altars Competition 2020 and is pleased to announce the winners in the following categories:

Groups, Organisations or Institutions

1st Place: Mestizo Restaurant & UNAM UK, London
Tequila Patrón Añejo - 1 bottle
Tequila Patrón Silver Limited Edition - 2 bottles

2nd Place: Manchester Central Library by Magaly Flores, Manchester
Papatxoa - hand-embroidered cempasúchil pendant;
Nina Bowtique UK - Day of the Dead head piece;
Tequila Patrón Silver Limited Edition - 1 bottle

3rd Place: Arnos Vale Ofrenda Ladies, Bristol
Art_Mkt - Set of 3 woven skulls;
Agua de Madre - 2 Bottles of their brand new flavours;
Tequila Patrón Reposado - 1 bottle

Members of the Mexican Community

1st Place: Familia Salazar -Tristan, Cambridgeshire
All-inclusive 2-night stay for 2 guests at Hard Rock Hotel in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit.
Kokoloko - Dog Bandana & hair scrunchy set
Tequila Patrón Silver Limited Edition - 1 bottles

2nd Place: Gabriela Pineda Sánchez, London
WaxacaMx - Pair of beautiful earrings.
MexiCrafts - Handmade facemask with bag;
Tequila Patrón Silver - 1 bottle

3rd Place: Karen Rubi Marroquín Valdéz, Redcar and Cleveland
Casa Orozco - Star Bracelet;
Desings and Creations Studio- Handprinted t-shirt; Tequila Patrón Reposado - 1 bottle

Members of the public of
any nationality living in the UK

1st Place: César Pérez & Saravana Gurusamy, Hampstead Norreys
2-night stay at El Pueblito Hotel in Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit,in a Master suite for 2 adults and 2 children, breakfast included
Tequila Patrón Silver Limited Edition - 1 bottle

2nd Place: Oscar Valencia, Simon Parkinson & Meg Hill, Chester
Sweet Nibble - 5 pieces of “pan de muerto”;
MexikitschLdn - Day of the Dead Banner;
Tequila Patrón Silver - 1 bottle

3rd Place: Nallely Prieto Espino & Jordan Angus, Sheffield
Mexican Mama - Ofrenda pack of calavera and flowers;
DulceMamaMX - Hand embroidered facemask;
Tequila Patrón Reposado - 1 bottle

We invite you to visit the interactive map of the UK to see all participating altars. We hope you enjoyed taking part in this Mexican iconic tradition!

We will contact the winners by email shortly. Many thanks to the competition’ sponsors for providing the prizes and to the panel of judges for selecting the winners. Keep safe!

You can stil check out the open-call and application form for further reference. Thanks for participating!

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