Quito turns 479 years of Foundation

A day like today, 479 years ago, the Spanish conquistador, Juan de Benalcázar confirmed and executed the founding of San Francisco de Quito on the ruins left by General Rumiñahui. To pay tribute to this city, the Municipality of Quito and other private organizations have...

Several events due to Quito’s 479 founding

Ecuador’s capital celebrates its founding festivities with its own traditional style: serenades, live music, folk dances and parades. Throughout this week, will be performed the Interbarrial theater, art exhibitions, concerts and traditional games. Tomorrow will take place...

Cristina Elizalde is the new Queen of Quito

Ecuador’s capital chose yesterday its new sovereign. Cristina Elizalde was crowned Queen of Quito after a Gala ceremony held at the National Theatre of the House of Culture. Cristina, 23, and an architect by profession, is preparing to preside over the founding celebrations...

Gloria Gallardo is back running Guayaquil’s civic promotion

After served as civic promoter from 1992 to 2000, during the two municipalities of Leon Febres-Cordero, Gloria Gallardo returns to her position in the City Hall of Guayaquil, this time as Director of Tourism and Civic Promotion. Over the past nine years, Gloria Gallardo served as...

Nebot announces possible road constructions

Due to the Guayaquil Festivities, its mayor Jaime Nebot has carried out several inaugurations of outstanding works and a dozens of arts and civic activities that commemorate the city of Guayaquil. Among these activities, Nebot revealed a major project which has not finished its...

Typical food and other attractions in honor of Guayaquil

The Municipality of Guayaquil began today the food festival “Guayaquil de Mis Sabores” as part of the celebrations for the founding of the city. Also, the City Hall is preparing for today the Festival of Mural Newspaper “the Guayaquil people of today” For its part,...

Schools pay tribute to Guayaquil

This morning the students of the public school No. 307 Victoria Perez, located at the south of Guayaquil, conducted a civic proclamation in honor of the July festivities for the city’s Foundation. In this celebration, all school students participated, in addition to teachers and...

Public clock of Guayaquil starts working

On the occasion of the celebrations Julian festivities, the Moorish Tower of Guayaquil was subjected to a process of reconditioning of its machine so that the bell rang again after spending many years in silence. Also known as the “Public Clock”, this monument located...
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