Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles The Day of the Dead 2 People from different countries see death in different ways. 3 In Taiwan, we seldom talk about it even on Tomb Sweeping Day. 4 In Mexico, people celebrate the Day of the Dead with joy. 5 During the festival, they also sweep tombs, 6 but they remember their dead relatives in a lively way. 7 Two months ago, I visited my friend, Rosa, in Mexico. 8 I was there for the Day of the Dead on November first and second. 9 We invited the ghosts back to our world. 10 We painted our faces and dressed up in costumes. 11 Later, we danced at a street party. 12 It was so fun. 13 Back at Rosa's house, 14 there were flowers, candles, candy, and food on the table. 15 Her family cooked a big meal for everyone, 16 and then shared touching stories of their dead relatives with me. 17 For Mexicans, the Day of the Dead is all about love, not fear.