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November 05, 2013

Latacunga - Mama Negra Festival this Saturday the 9th of November

The small town of Latacunga an hour and a half south of Quito will hold its annual Mama Negra pageant on Saturday the 9th of November, 2013. This is a very popular and colorful celebration which is held on the second Saturday of November each year. The festival is also known as De La Mama Negra and Fiesta del Capitana.

Integrating the Spanish, Incan, Aymaran, Mayan and African cultures and in more recent years the gay community it becomes a festival of mixed diverse traditions and a huge public celebration of pride and is known to be one of the most fascinating cultural events.

Read more about the Mama Negra Festival


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