Published: 15-10-2012, 07:39

Christmas in Ecuador: Holy Innocents’ Day and Epiphany

Christmas in Ecuador

Christmas in Ecuador: Parties

Christmas in Ecuador: Religious Observances

Christmas in Ecuador: Christmas Eve

The festivities continue on December 28, Holy Innocents’ Day.

People celebrate with costume parties and practical jokes. These jokes, called inocentadas, usually revolve around prank phone calls or fake candies. Costumed pranksters may parade openly down the main streets of towns and cities. The Christmas season ends with Epiphany on January 6.