On the political side, it is expected that at the solemn session of the October 9 celebration, the Mayor Jaime Nebot, would announce its decision on the re-election. Meanwhile Alianza PAIS spokesmen suggested that in that same day, in the popular session, the regime leader, Rafael Correa, will announce the candidate of his party for that office.
Festivities include a broad agenda, as Duran Fair, which began today, to celebrate the holiday of Guayaquil, despite its 193 anniversary this event takes place in a neighboring town, where the people comes from the metropolis that celebrates its October festivities.
This night two massive events will be carried out, at 20:00 were fireworks will be displayed on the Malecon del Salado, between the bridge El Velero and the Fountain of the Monumental stadium, images will also be displayed in three barges from which lights of several colors would be launched.
At that same time, in the church of San Francisco will be projected on a canvas images, showing the construction of the temple and its history.
The spectacle of lights, sounds and images is known as Mapping and it will be the first time it is used in Guayaquil. The temple will become a big screen, in which images of the construction of the church of San Francisco, in 1660, a fire in 1896 and its subsequent reconstruction.