Dia de los Muertos.

The multi-day Mexican celebration is a time of reflection, love, and prayer aimed towards friends and family members who have passed away. The day is pointedly meant to be one of celebration rather than mourning and so much of its vitality is about the traditions it holds including “ofrendas” which often feature photos of loved ones.

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While millions of Latin Americans across the globe celebrated Día de Los Muertos this year, Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello also took part in the day with her own customs and festivities. The “Havana” singer showed love for her family members with a home-built altar as part of the annual celebration of life and death, which originated in Mexico.

In a post shared to her Instagram page, Cabello revealed the colorful ofrenda she made for Día de Los Muertos.


“Dia de muertos. 💚💙🧡💛,” wrote in a caption of the post. Cabello who was born in Cuba has a Mexican father and mother who is also Cuban. Cabello’s ofrenda featured a set of pictured framed of ancestors, food, flowers, velas, and other decorations.

It’s not the only holiday Cabello celebrated this fall. On Halloween, the singer celebrated with her boyfriend Shawn Mendes dressed up as Belinda, “the Latin witch.”


“Happy Halloween from us!!!!!! Belinda’s superpowers are in her Chancletas- the Latins know,” Cabello captioned her post while tilting the camera to her flip flops.

Cabello was in good company when it came to celebrating her culture and ancestors.

Actress Salma Hayek celebrated Dia los de Muertos with an incredible altar.

The Mexican-American actress posted a series of photos featuring her Dia de los Muertos celebrations on Instagram showcasing her altar.“Feliz Día de los Muertos! Happy Day of the Dead! #diadelosmuertos #dayofthedead,” she captioned the post.

Hayek’s ofrenda was colorful and large and decorated with pictures of her past ancestors, plants, flowers, and chili peppers lights. It also showcased pan de Muerto, a traditional Día de Los Muertos food offering. Hayek’s ofrenda also included a collage of her deceased pets (of which shows that she’s loved many!) including dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits.