Customs and Traditions


August Festivities in San Salvador

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

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

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

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

El Salvador holidays and celebrations

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, and Christmas. The Salvadoran holidays and traditions combine religious events with … Read more