Thousands of citizens from Guayaquil and other provinces, closed the long holiday due the celebrations of the city, with walks and visits to tourist sites of the port city, as the Malecon Simon Bolivar and the Malecon del Salado.
Popular neighborhoods also concluded the festivities with live music, food, dancing and other activities. In different parts of the city, its inhabitants enjoyed for hours performed by music bands like Las Nenas del Swing, Mapale, La Eminencia and Amores del ritmo, among others. Many of these shows were organised by the Municipality of Guayaquil
Entire families took advantage of the last days of vacation to take their children to playgrounds and aquatic parks.
The activities for the celebration of the 193 years of independence will continue until the end of the month.
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.
Musical concert of Gilberto Santa Rosa and Noel Schajris at the Feria de Duran
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 (Malecón 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 Sundries, Puerto Lisa park, Sauces 9 Market and Guayaquil Craft Market.