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Julian Festivities – July 25 – Guayaquil Foundation 2018

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 by opeturmo No Comments

Julian Festivities – July 25 – Guayaquil Foundation 2018

On July 25, the city of Guayaquil celebrates its patron saint festivities of its patron saint, Santiago el Mayor and 483 years of the founding process of the city of Guayaquil, a fact that is remembered locally, nationally and internationally.

That is why during this month the Juliana Festivities are celebrated and Guayaquil becomes the venue for parades, festivals, fairs, concerts and more.

If you visit Guayaquil during your Patron Saint Festivities, you can enjoy a wide agenda of civic and touristic events organized by the Municipal Public Company of Tourism, Civic Promotion and International Relations:

International Gastronomic Fair Roots

The main event that takes place during the Juliana Festivities is the Raices International Gastronomic Fair “that brings together the best of Ecuadorian cuisine and is the largest gastronomic event in the country.

The Foundation Festivities of Guayaquil begin with the Juliano Proclamation, which will go through Malecón Simón Bolívar Avenue.

There will be a group of Bands, from Luis Urdaneta Street and another from Colón Street, and they will meet at the intersection of Av. 9 de Octubre and Malecón Simón Bolívar.

Student musical bands, dance academies, cadets of Educational Institutions, cachiporreras and the Wind Orchestra of the Republic of France School will participate.

Among the main events you can enjoy:

  • Civic Student Parade “Guayaquil is my Destination in its Patronal Festivities” You can also enjoy the traditional Student Civic Parade that runs through the main streets of Guayaquil with allegorical cars, comparsas and dance groups that parade to the rhythm of popular and Guayaquil music. It has three stages and is held every July 25.
  • Nautical Parade on the Guayas River. The Guayas River is the emblem of Guayaquil, for this reason, in its Patron Saint Festivities, there is a Nautical Parade with colorful allegorical boats, which can be seen from the Simón Bolívar Malecón.
  • Tribute for Youth. Each year more than two thousand students participate in the Youth Tribute. An event that takes place at the Alberto Spencer Stadium and that narrates with human slates the milestones that marked the history of our city. There are also dance groups with popular music from Guayaquil.

The Bototillo hill offers a different perspective of Guayaquil, that’s why paragliding and hang gliding fans prefer it. Its climatic and wind conditions are ideal for the practice of free flight.

There, at 305 meters above sea level, that childhood dream of flying like birds finally materializes. And that is, the Bototillo hill, at km 13 of the road to the coast, has turned Guayaquil into the best city in Ecuador to launch in paragliding.

And it is that those who arrive at that place where the flight of the buzzards announces that there is good wind to undertake the adventure, enjoy 15 minutes of a trip that takes them along a stretch of the road to th

e coast. They do not go alone. They launch with a pilot who takes the baton of the route.


On this hill, which can only be accessed in a journey of about ten minutes in a 4×4, there are also experts ‘men birds’ that come from the Sierra or other countries for sporting flights of hours, hang gliding or paragliding.

Juliana Festivals – Guayaquil – Pearl of the Pacific

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by opeturmo No Comments

Juliana Festivals – Guayaquil – Pearl of the Pacific

This month La Perla del Pacífico, as Guayaquil is known, begins its Julian festivities, where different organized activities are presented, which celebrate 482 years of foundation commemorated every July 25th with events designed to promote the culture of the city.

The tours of the Museum of Guayaquil Itinerant History, for example, will remember the detailed process of creation of Santiago de Guayaquil, official name of the city. In addition, the traditional student parade will be fulfilled in the main avenues.

More than 3 200 students will be part of this civic homage. Several dance groups, from different parts of the country, will also contribute with their typical dances.

Guayaquil and tourists, both national and foreign, enjoy the nautical parade that takes place on the Guayas River. There, five allegorical barges and another 10 boats will be the delight of those present. The tourist, gastronomic and musical offerings will be extensive.

The foundation of Guayaquil was a process of Spanish conquest in the current coastal region of Ecuador, which, after several relocations and conflicts with native inhabitants of pre-Columbian cultures, was finally founded the city of Santiago de Guayaquil. The conquest took place between 1534 and 1547, during which it was renamed according to the place of establishment, retaining the name of its patron saint.

Since the approval of this provision by the Buenos Aires chapter, the official date adopted is that of July 25, 1535. While Francisco de Orellana is considered the definitive founder.

In addition to the festivities of Guayaquil you can also make paragliding flights that is in via the Costa Km13.5. It moves to the hill Bototillo that has a height of 300 meters above sea level where you will enjoy the best viewpoint that has Guayaquil.

Julianas parties Guayaquil – Foundation of Guayaquil “Perla del Pacifico”

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by opeturmo No Comments

Julianas_parties_GuayaquilJulianas parties Guayaquil

Guayaquil seduces its visitors.

The celebrations take place in commemoration of the Foundation Guayaquil on July 25 of each year as are the parties Julianas Guayaquil.

The Foundation of Guayaquil, the Pearl of the Pacific. City that brings together history and modernity.

Full of emotions and spaces for art and culture.

Guayaquil (officially Santiago de Guayaquil) is the largest of the Republic of Ecuador’s most populous city; with a population in the metropolitan area of nearly 3,113,725 inhabitants.

The celebrations in the city take place in commemoration of the Foundation Guayaquil on July 25 of each year.

The festivities for the holidays are characterized by parades in various sectors and art exhibitions in the neighborhood Las Peñas del Cerro Santa Ana.

The name of Guayaquil is linked to a story that has become a romantic legend , transmitted orally from generation to generation, which attributes the designation of the city to the union of the names of the cacique ( native chief) Guayas and his wife Quil , symbols of indigenous resistance , according to popular tradition , chose to fight to the death ( and ultimately burn the city ) rather than submit to vassalage imposed by the Spanish conquistadors.

The history of Guayaquil is based on the facts of three foundations, the last and final on July 25, 1538 by Captain Francisco de Orellana, at the foot of Cerro Santa Ana.

Proclamations, retreats, fairs, festivals, exhibitions and serenades are part of the program of the Party Julianas occasion of the Foundation and starting from 1 July each year and lasts all month with different free and paid public events.

The mayor of the city of Guayaquil every year brings international artists for free you are present in different parts of the city together with national artists.

At this time many circuses and events come to celebrate with us our foundations. With all this no one can stop having fun, there is something for everyone.

The climate of Guayaquil is the result of the combination of several factors. For its location on the equator, the city has a warm temperature almost all year

Guayaquileans dishes are rice with meat stew and asada.También is very traditional to consume the typical encebollado