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Robiul Islam
Jun 29, 2022
In Music Forum
They were born in the mind of Pedro Linares , who seriously ill imagined them. In his dreams , these magical animals, half real, half fantastic, appeared and shouted the word by which they would be remembered: alebrijes . There were beings of all kinds from a rooster with bull horns to a donkey with butterfly wings. Upon awakening, Linares was fully recovered and eager to materialize the animal rescuers of him. Alebrijes: the magical creatures that anticipate the day of the dead 3 Thus, in 1936 , in the La Merced neighborhood of Mexico City, the first cardboard alebrijes with a logo design metallic skeleton emerged, since then they have not stopped reproducing until they represent one of the most important elements of Mexican crafts. Alebrijes: the magical creatures that anticipate the day of the dead 5 Giving shape to his vision changed his life, he began to make commissions non-stop and in 1990 he received the National Prize for Sciences and Arts for valuing alebrijes. Today the alebrijes are still just as present. For 12 years, when the Day of the Dead approaches, the Museum of Popular Art of Mexico City has prepared the alebrijes parade where the streets are filled with these beings to preserve the tradition. Alebrijes: the magical creatures that anticipate the day of the dead 8 Alebrijes: the magical creatures that anticipate the day of the dead 9 Thus, in 1936 , in the La Merced neighborhood of Mexico City, the first cardboard alebrijes with a metallic skeleton emerged, since then they have not stopped reproducing until they represent one of the most important elements of Mexican crafts.
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