Fiesta De La Chonta - Taisha

Submitted by Peter R. on Sat, 02/22/2020 - 15:18
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Fiesta De La Chonta - Taisha, Ecuador
GUID
POI-109
Category
cultural festivity
Full name
Fiesta De La Chonta - Taisha, Taisha, Ecuador
Description
The Fiesta de la Chonta is celebrated in the Taisha canton, province of Morona Santiago. This celebration has been held in recent years at the Samikim Waterfall. It is the act where Shuar new year is celebrated. The families wait for the chonta to cook, being ready the men prepared with knives peel the fruit. On the other hand, women grind in wooden trays until they form a flour. With this they prepare the drink that includes sweet potato to ferment and drink it as alcohol
Province
Morona Santiago
Canton
Taisha
Elevation
582 m
Climate
Tropical rainforest
Köppen-Geiger climate code
Af
Hottest month
October (26 °C, 79 °F)
Coldest month
May (25 °C, 76 °F)
Driest month
November (16 mm)
Rainiest month
May (31 mm)
Source
MITUR
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