Exposición sobre el país de Ecuador, sus tradiciones, costumbre y cultura. Además, música tradicional y límites....
Ecuador (officially the Republic of Ecuador) is a country located in the northwestern part of South America.
Ecuador Colombia bordered to the north, south and east with Peru and to the west by the Pacific Ocean.
Ecuador's official language is Spanish, but Quichua - an Incan language - is spoken by the Indian population. Besides Spanish, ten native languages are spoken in Ecuador. English is the most spoken foreign language amongst tourism service providers and professionals.
The Afro-Ecuadorians that are present in Ecuador today are famous for their marimba music and many music and dance festivals. Long before the Spanish conquered Ecuador and even before the rise of Incan civilization, the diverse native cultures of the region had rich musical traditions. Music played an important role in the ancient Andean people’s lives and archaeologists have found some very old instruments, such as, drums, flutes, trumpets and other musical artifacts, in ancient tombs.
The Ecuadorians have a distinctive type of dress code. The men and especially the woman in each region of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands can be easily identified by their dress as it is displays specific cultural diversities that are characteristic of that particular region. A major aspect of Indian identity is present in Ecuador. People that are familiar with the native dress can often tell roughly where an Indian is from, based on what they wear.
Ecuador has some very tasty and very strange combinations in their cuisine. You can expect to find some lemon marinated shrimps, toasted corn on the cob and a huge variety of pastries filled with all types of different stuffing.
As with all other places in the world, Christmas is celebrated in Ecuador. If you want the best and most original Christmas celebration, you should go to Cuenca on the 24th of December where the Pase Del Nino is held.
• Inti Raymi is celebrated on June 24. The Inti Raymi festivals are adorned with multicolored costume Pujilí dancers. Since time immemorial has been held in indigenous communities Party or Inti Raymi corn harvest to thank.
*Day of the Dead
• Day of the Dead (or deceased). Christian origin, celebrated on November 2, where Indians and mestizos I go to cemeteries to visit their loved and lost. Formerly, there was a tradition to share colada morada and guaguas bread
San Pedro and San Pablo.
•San Pedro and San Pablo. Of Christian origin, celebrating the 28 and 29 June, mainly in some towns and cities of Chimborazo, Pichincha, Manabi and Guayas, which consisted of custom jump thatch.