In October, Guayaquil continues to celebrate its 193 years of independence with civic and artistic events in different areas of the city.
As well, national newspaper “El Universo”, released today an article in which it pays tribute to the great heroes who participated in the liberal act of October 9, 1820. Five of the twelve descendants and friends of heroes of the “Pearl of the Pacific” who participated in the historic Forge of Vulcan were interviewed: Villamil, Olmedo, Febres Cordero, Lavayen and Elizalde.
17:30 “La Vecina” Show in the Illingworth passage (Interior).
7:00 XVIII Student Civic Parade; it will last six hours and will travel 10 km.
8:00 wreath-laying ceremony at the Column of Heroes of October 9, by Mayor Jaime Nebot, in the Centenary Square.
10:00 Parade organized by the Armed Forces that will travel the Highway Narcisa de Jesus.
17:00 Formal sitting of the Municipality of Guayaquil for the CXCIII anniversary of independence of the city, in the Crystal Palace.
17:00 Popular session chaired by the President of the Republic, Rafael Correa Delgado. It will be held on the esplanade of the Alberto Spencer Stadium.
13:00 Estero Salado’s First Boat Parade. From Av. Portete bridge to 5 de Junio Av.
18:00 October’s Folk Festival in Mucho Lote of Bastion Popular
19:00 Independence Concert in the Centennial Square.
18:00 VII Guayaquilean Gala. The Band of the Metropolitan Police will play at the Teatro Jose de la Cuadra located in the Plaza Colon.
19:00 Artistic show with local artists in Florida Norte.
8:00 1st Sports Championship where athletes and fans can practice tennis, basketball, volleyball, indoor and soccer for seven. It will be carried out from 08:00 am to 5:00 pm, in the Samanes park.
17:00 XVII International Dance Festival, with academies and folk groups. Teatro Jose de la Cuadra, Plaza Colon
15:00 Boxing match, with the participation of the best boxers of the province. It will be held on Sauces 8 (Next to Pollos El Encanto.)
18h00 Artistic festival “Guayaquil es mi destino”. Performances by Patricia Gonzalez, Pamela Cortes, Mirella Cesa, Jorge Luis del Hierro, Cuarteto Mestizo, Hilda Murillo, Hermanos Nunez , Katty Elisa y and other artists. It will be held at the Paseo de los Presidentes (Malecon Simon Bolivar.)
10:00 Painting Contest: The Shield and Our Country, in Plaza Colón.
17:00 Retreat for the Independence party of Guayaquil. It will be held in the handmade Market “Machala”, Flower Market, Sundries Market, Puerto Lisa park, Sauces 9 Market and Guayaquil Craft Market.