Customs and Traditions

All Souls Day El Salvador

All Souls Day El Salvador. Remembering Those Who Passed Away

All Souls Day in 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 yearly tradition; Salvadoran visit cemeteries, clean graves, pray or go to church to remember loved ones who are no … Read more

Christmas in El Salvador

Christmas in El Salvador. Everything You Need to Know

Christmas in El Salvador is a holiday full of customs and traditions; it includes family gatherings, cooking unique foods, setting off fireworks, attending church, and creating nativity scenes. These Christmas celebrations are a significant part of the country’s culture that has been passed on for generations. Salvadorans celebrate Christmas on … Read more

San Miguel Carnival El Salvador

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador. What you need to know!

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador takes place every year on the last Saturday in November; it begins at 10 pm and runs until the following morning. During the carnival, the main streets of San Miguel are packed with visitors enjoying the different types of musical events and other … Read more

El Salvador Culture

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

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