The life of the dead

Learn more about the relationship between the living and the ancestors in various cultures all around the world. You might be intrigued about the different ways we relate to death.

Hear the stories about re-burials in Uganda and experience the Day of the Dead in Mexico, where the deceased return to their families once a year. Find out how Christmas, thunderclouds and ancestors are connected in the culture of the Yolngu-people in northern Australia. And what about the Danes and our heirlooms – what do we keep and why?