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Fiestas de Guápulo 2019

Durante los últimos 150 años, en los primeros días de Septiembre ¡hemos celebrado fiestas de Guápulo! Jaime Pardo, presidente actual de Guápulo, nos cuenta qué esperar para las fiestas de

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

Celebrating Inti Raymi in Ingapirca

Located in Cañar, Ingapirca Inca architectural complex is the most important pre-columbian site in Ecuador! Ingapirca means “wall of the Inca” and on-site, you can find the remains of what

Semana Santa en Quito Colonial

La Semana Santa en Quito es única. Su Centro Histórico tiene un ambiente de celebración, de luto, de devoción, de fe y conmemoración a Jesús. Rituales, procesiones y tradiciones toman

New Years in Ecuador: Ecuadorian traditions to welcome the new year!

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.

Mama Negra: Entre cantos, bailes y colores

En Latacunga las calles tomaban vida desde temprano en la mañana. Ansiosos por ver el desfile de este año, espectadores locales, nacionales e internacionales llegaban para guardar puestos, comprar algo de comer y dar el encuentro a amigos y familiares.

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

An intro to Ecuador’s diverse native cultures!

America, erroneously called the “new” world, has a rich and ancient cultural tradition that is categorized as pre-Columbian.

Sig sig’s Women Weavers

Sig sig is a canton in Azuay, west of Cuenca, where the main activities are agriculture and artisanship. From generation to generation, the women weavers of Sigsig have learned the delicate craftsmanship of weaving straw hats. They are commonly known as “Panama Hats” but they are originally made in Ecuador.