Text: The Municipal GAD of Riobamba. The commemoration of “El Pase del Niño” or “The Passing of the Child” in Riobamba is part of its collective memory. This tradition, expressed during decades and passed on from generation to generation has become unique and irreplaceable. With the declaration of El Pase del Niño has Intangible Cultural Heritage of the canton, we are the
Andean celebrations are based on the relationship between nature, the human being, the deity and ancestral beings. Every year, in the Andes, 4 events are celebrated based on reciprocity, agriculture
During the months of December and January, Riobamba celebrates “El Pase del Niño” or the “Passing of the Child” (Christ). And this year is special. In September, the Ministry of Culture proclaimed El Pase del Niño in Riobamba an “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador”.
With the new year approaching, prepare yourself to live it the Ecuadorian way. The following are traditions that are celebrated to close the year and welcome the next one.
¡Imbabura es una de las provincias más visitadas del Ecuador! Está llena de lagos, artesanías, pintorescos pueblos, montañas y el famoso mercado de Otavalo. Es difícil decidir qué conocer cuando solamente tienes dos días para recorrerla, es por esto que hemos preparado una pequeña ruta con algunos de los destinos más importantes.