Grand Procession of ‘Catrinas’ in Mexico City: Pictures

A woman disguised as "Catrina" (Mexican representation of death) takes part in the Catrinas Parade along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
Mexicans get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead highlighting the character of La Catrina which was created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
People march in the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations, in Mexico City. The figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada sometime between 1910 and his death in 1913. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
The Catrinas Parade along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
A woman dressed up as "Catrina", a Mexican character also known as "The Elegant Death", takes part in a Catrinas parade in Mexico City. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
A little girl dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" as she awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
A person disguised as "Catrina" takes part in the Catrinas Parade along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
A man during the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
A young woman gets her face painted in the style of Mexico's iconic "Catrina" ahead of the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
People dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" march in Mexico City. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
A costumed woman awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
A woman dressed up as "Catrina", a Mexican character also known as "The Elegant Death", takes part in a Catrinas parade in Mexico City. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
A woman has her face painted ahead of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
People have their faces painted in the style of Mexico's iconic "Catrina," as they prepare to march in the Grand Procession of the Catrinas. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
A woman dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
Mexicans get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead highlighting the character of La Catrina which was created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
The character of La Catrina was created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada, famous for his drawings of local folkloric scenes, socio-political criticism and illustrations of skeletons and skulls. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
Mexicans get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
A woman dressed up as "Catrina", a Mexican character also known as "The Elegant Death", takes part in a Catrinas parade in Mexico City. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso