El Salvador Culture

All Souls Day El Salvador

All Souls Day El Salvador. Remembering those who passed away.

All Souls Day El Salvador is a day when families and friends pay tribute to those who have passed away. The Day of the Dead in El Salvador is a tradition that takes place every year on November the … Read more

flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco

The flowers and palms festival in Panchimalco. What you need to know

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 … Read more

Tazumal El Salvador

Tazumal El Salvador. An iconic Mayan archaeological site

Tazumal El Salvador is a fantastic Salvadoran archaeological site that dates back to pre-Columbian times. These Maya ruins are part of the impressive Chalchuapa archaeological zone. Also, Tazumal was the first archaeological park in El Salvador, which is among … Read more

Mayan Ruins in El Salvador

Best Mayan Ruins in El Salvador. Get to know them!

The most prevailing Mayan Ruins in El Salvador are El Tazumal, Joya de Ceren, Cihuatan, San Andres, and Casa Blanca. At these sites, you will get a glimpse into the Mayan world that lived and controlled the area until … Read more

Holidays in El Salvador

El Salvador Celebrations. El Salvador holidays and traditions.

El Salvador Celebrations include significant events such as Holy Week, the day of the cross, the July festivities, the August festival, the Nejapa balls of fire, independence day, all souls day, the national pupusa day, the San Miguel carnival, … Read more

El Salvador Celebrations

Celebrating the day of the cross in El Salvador.

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 … Read more

Holy Week in El Salvador

Holy Week in El Salvador, a beautiful local tradition.

Holy week in El Salvador is one of the most celebrated cultural traditions of the country. The easter week is a time for prayer, reflection, and gratitude; also, a time to get together with family and enjoy the celebration … Read more

Presidents of El Salvador

Presidents of El Salvador from 1984 to the present.

The Presidents of El Salvador stay in office for a five-year term; they are elected by popular vote. To become president, a candidate must win 50% plus one of the total votes cast in the election. If no candidate … Read more

Christmas in El Salvador

Christmas in El Salvador. Everything you need to know.

Christmas in El Salvador is a holiday that has many customs and traditions that have been passed on from generations. Christmas celebrations are a significant part of the country’s culture and history. Every year, family members of all ages … Read more

Famous landmarks in El Salvador

The El Rosario Church in San Salvador. Amazing modern temple.

El Rosario Church or Iglesia del Rosario is a modern catholic church located in the San Salvador Historic District. El Rosario has a modern architectural design that breaks away from the traditional style of Salvadoran catholic churches. From the … Read more