El Salvador Culture


flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco

The Flowers and Palms Festival in Panchimalco. What You Need to now!


The flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco is a celebration that takes place every year, on the first weekend of May; it coincides with the arrival of El Salvador’s rainy season. This celebration is a mixture of Catholic Christian celebration and pre-Columbian customs. During this colorful weekend, the town of … Read more

Day of the Cross in El Salvador

Celebrating the Day of the Cross in El Salvador, a historical tradition worth experiencing


The day of the cross in El Salvador is celebrated every year on May 3rd. In homes across El Salvador, families decorate a cross made out of Jiote tree with fruits and paper ornaments. This Salvadoran tradition dates back to colonial times, and it marks the start of the rainy … Read more

Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park in El Salvador

Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park in El Salvador, a UNESCO World Heritage Site


The Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park in El Salvador is a pre-Columbian Maya farming community located in the Zapotitan Valley in the department of La Libertad, 38 kilometers from downtown San Salvador. Joya de Ceren was declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World … Read more

Holy week in El Salvador

Holy Week in El Salvador 2022. Easter week in El Salvador


Holy week in El Salvador is one of the most celebrated cultural traditions of the country. Easter week in El Salvador is a time that Salvadorans use for prayer, reflection, and gratitude. It is also a time to get together with family and friends to enjoy the celebrations together. This … Read more

Music of El Salvador

Music of El Salvador. Getting to know Salvadoran Music


The music of El Salvador is a result of the combination of colonial times Spanish influence with Mayan, Pipil, Lenca, and Cacaoperaa indigenous culture and modern sounds. The music of El Salvador is historically related to past events and everyday activities. This music help Salvadorans remember past nostalgic moments with … Read more