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Ecuador

Holidays & Observances in Ecuador

Ecuador is a Spanish-speaking eastern South American country located on the equator. Roman Catholicism is predominant here, and most celebrations, including local festivals, are based on Christian traditions. Holidays in Ecuador are a very important part of the culture. An important celebration happens almost every month. Holidays are often celebrated with colorful traditions and public festivities for several days strait. Even Labor Day in Ecuador is more enthusiastic than in most places, reflecting a spring festival from pre-Columbian times known as the Day of Fire.

 

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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Independence Day Independence Day Ecuador National, Federal, Bank, Public
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs