Customs and Traditions
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