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La Diablada de Píllaro: A peculiar tradition every year.

Past midday on January 1st through 6th, thousands of devils with colorful, elaborate masks jump around shouting and groaning all the way from the surroundings of Píllaro to the city’s central park,

Pase del Niño: Un ícono cultural en Riobamba

Texto: Gobierno Autónomo Municipal de Riobamba. Los Pases del Niño forman parte de la memoria colectiva de  Riobamba y al ser una tradición expresada durante décadas de generación en generación, se

Pase del Niño: A cultural icon in Riobamba

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

Day of the dead Riobamba

Text: The Municipal GAD of Riobamba. Day of the dead is a celebration of the Catholic faith that takes place on November 2nd, to pray for, and commemorate, those who

Cristo Pescador: Maritime procession

Santa Rosa de Salinas, located in the province of Santa Elena, celebrates a procession known as “Cristo Pescador” which translates to Christ the Fisherman. This religious tradition has been practiced

Corpus Christi in Cuenca

Corpus Christi is undoubtedly one of the most important and ancient religious events celebrated in the city of Cuenca! Every year, precisely after the festivity of the Holy Trinity or

Quito se alista para recibir la Semana Santa

Aquí el calendario completo de Semana Santa: http://semanasantaquito.com/actos-liturgicos/ (TEXTO QUITO TURISMO) Quito se alista para conmemorar la Semana Santa, tiempo de recogimiento y reflexión para los fieles, que fortalecen su

Guápulo Festivities

During the first days of September, for the last 150 years, we have celebrated Fiestas de Guápulo! The current president of Guápulo, Jaime Pardo, tells us what to expect for

Our favorite sweets from Corpus Christi

Regardless of their similar basic ingredients, every sweet has a different taste and feel.    Here are some of our faves: Pucañahui Arepa: A corn tortilla with a sort of