Archive for September, 2011

Huge Cotacachi Parade, Jora 2011–One of the Best Yet

Huge Cotacachi Parade, Jora 2011–One of the Best Yet

One of the biggest celebrations of the year in Cotacachi is called  Fiesta de Jora. This year, the parade celebrating Jora was the biggest parade we have seen in five years of living here. And there are lots of big parades. Ecuadorians love a parade, and use any excuse to [...]

Quito Culture for September 2011 with Liliya Bykova

Here’s what’s happening in Quito culture for September: EL MANO A MANO DEL VALLENATO 23 September, 8 p.m. 2011 Quito Tickets $20 -$60 http://www.ecutickets.ec/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=71:el-mano-a-mano-del-vallenato&Itemid ECUADOR JAZZ September 11-18 Teatro Nacional Sucre http://www.teatrosucre.org/home.html September 11 Ecuador Jazz. Electrobandas September 12 Ecuador Jazz. John Scofield (USA). Ecuador Jazz. Mancero Trío  (Ecuador) September [...]

4th Annual Cotacachi Children’s Olympics

The 4th annual Cotacachi Olympics summer program for indigenous children, ages 10 – 12, will begin at 8 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 3, in the parking lot outside the comisariato on Calle Bolivar. This program is the dream of Jorge Quilimbaqui, an indigenous builder/developer, who approached the municipality seven years [...]