Customs and Traditions
El Salvador culture. Getting to know Salvadoran Culture.
El Salvador culture is a blend of Spanish and Native American cultures that began during colonial times. The modern Salvadoran culture today is influenced heavily by Latin American, United States, and European cultures. In the last 40 years, over 3 million Salvadorans have lived outside the country, most of them … Read more
Independence Day in El Salvador. The September 15th Celebrations.
Independence day in El Salvador is celebrated yearly on September 15th; this date is a commemoration of the country’s 1821 independence from Spain. El Salvador observes Independence Day with other Central American nations, which declared independence from Spanish Rule on September 15th, 1821. On September 15th, 1821, El Salvador, Guatemala, … Read more
What is El Salvador best known for worldwide in 2022?
El Salvador is best known worldwide for the tasty Pupusas, the excellent surf spots, President Nayib Bukele, the volcanoes, and Bitcoin. Regrettably, El Salvador is also famous worldwide for its gangs, violence, and extensive migration. With a land of 21,041km², El Salvador is the smallest country in the American continent … Read more
August Festivities in San Salvador. Patron Saint Festivities of San Salvador
The August Festivities in San Salvador are from August 1st to the 6th in the nation’s capital. These festivities honor Jesus Christ, the Divine Savior of the World, patron saint of the capital city, San Salvador; the celebrations include religious events and family activities. During this time, people in the … Read more
July Festivities in Santa Ana El Salvador. Get to know them today!
The July festivities in Santa Ana El Salvador transpire every year in July, from the 17th to the 26th. The July festivities are in honor of the patron saint of the city, “Our Lady of Santa Ana.” The Santa Ana July celebrations have become one of the most important traditions … Read more
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
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