Concerts, Festivals, Fairs And Gastronomic Routes, Among The Previous Activities For The 201 Years Of Independence That Cuenca Will Experience This November 3 | Ecuador | News

The solemn session will be at 3:00 p.m. in the courtyard of the City Museum or the old Central School. And on the eve, free concert in the stadium.


Between the nostalgia to remember the Day of the Dead and the excitement to celebrate the independence festivities of Cuenca, the atmosphere is lived in the so-called City of the Four Rivers.

The celebrations for the 201 years of independence, which are celebrated this Wednesday 3, began the weekend. Concerts, festivals, open houses, tourist and gastronomic routes, fairs, among others, are part of the activities.

On the eve, one of the artistic activities, which attracts tourists and locals, is the concert free Cuenca night. There will be Jhonatan Luna, Jasú Montero, Máximo Escaleras and Gerardo Morán. And it will be at 18:00 on November 2, at the Alejandro Serrano Aguilar stadium.

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This same day, but at 7:00 p.m., there will be a mapping in the domes of the new cathedral, in Benigno Malo and Sucre; and also at the Municipal Museum of Modern Art, at the same time, in Sucre and Coronel Tálbot.

At 20:00 there will be a festival of orchestras, in which they will participate Lady Laura, the female group Embálate, La Toquilla, Don Medardo and their Players, in the Curiquingue park, in Antisana and Culebrillas.

Cuenca also has several activities for the Day of the Dead. Taken from Cuenca Tourism

Before, on the day, November 2, there will be the festival of the guagua de pan and traditional music, at 09:00, in the itinerant platform of Miraflores, calle del Pasillo y del Pasacalle; the Eucharist for the Day of the Dead, at 10:00, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in Benigno Malo and Sucre; the artistic and cultural festival for the Cuenca festivities, at 10:00, at the Los Eucaliptos Municipal Cultural Center, av. of the Tahuantinsuyo and of the Hearing, among others.

On Wednesday 3 there will be a mass of Thanksgiving for the 201 of independence of Cuenca, at 08:00, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in Benigno Malo and Sucre. And at 09:00, the cPlacing a wreath on the parque Calderón, in Bolívar and Benigno Malo.

The solemn session will be held at 3:00 p.m., in the courtyard of the City Museum, also known as the old Central School. And yesAccording to the authorities’ announcement, it is expected that the Vice President of the Republic, Alfredo Borrero, will be present as a representative of the national government.

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The most important medal, called the Municipality of Cuenca, will be awarded post mortem to Marcelo Alarcón; Fray Vicente Solano was designated for María Augusta Vintimilla; the Benigno Malo medal will go to Azende Corporation; La Gaspara Sangurima, too post mortem, for Rosa Méndez; Francisco Paredes Herrera, for Janeth Alvarado; Ramona Cordero y León will be shared between Beatriz Guerra and Sandra López; the Carlos Crespi, for Fundación Santana; the one for the Tourist Merit, for the viewpoint El Boquerón and Dos Chorreras, and finally the Hernán Crespo Toral, for Marlene Vallejo and Macarena Montes.

This 2021, Cuencanos and tourists have many activities to do. One of the most important stages is the municipal stadium, where high-level concerts have been given every night.

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The festive events will continue this Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 with free concerts.

These events are in addition to others that open places like Sucre street have been taken, also known as the artist’s. In just 100 meters one can admire singers who interpret the music of Julio Jaramillo; flute players, dancers or painters like Óscar Paúl, who is dedicated to painting pictures and portraits in a matter of minutes.

He is optimistic about the presence of tourists, since that, he adds, will help him to reactivate his economy hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cuenca is also a religious and conservative city of customs, that is why in the Patrimonial Cemetery several artistic and ecclesiastical activities were programmed, but with order, it was indicated.

Wolfram Palacio, manager of the Municipal Company of Funeral Services, said that two masses will be celebrated for the blessed souls, but to protect biosecurity there will be no extended hours or activities inside the cemetery. All access will be by appointment and with a limit or maximum in the income of the groups that attend. (I)

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