On New Year’s Eve, life-size puppets and effigies depicting important people and events from the preceding year are paraded throughout cities. On...
The Dance of the Devils is a little-known, little-understood event unique to Ecuador that takes place in Pillaro. Thousands of people from the...
Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is held the week before Easter. Celebrated throughout Ecuador, it is particularly impressive in Quito, where a sombre...
Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2013-December 2014 period.
Holidays falling midweek are often observed on the closest Monday or Friday.
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