Venezuela is a substantial cultural traditions, which reflect either its various climates and ecosystems. Among them, we intend to give them a bite to function as open mouth of what is meant by Venezuelan traditions interesting, colorful, and valuable.
In past articles we’ve given some prominence Caracas, for that reason, we turn now to the Venezuelan interior, where folk traditions are kept more intact.
Let’s start Maracaibo, with its bustling La Chinita Fair (in her eyes slanted owes his nickname), held in November. These festivities are dedicated to the Virgin of Chiquinquira. The belief has appeared in a small piece of wood he rescued an old lady of Lake Maracaibo. The temple was built on the grounds of the house of the lady. The Fair includes many events, including a large lighting is installed in Bella Vista Avenue, orchestras playing to the sound of bagpipes, they light thousands of fireworks, choosing a beauty queen with the Virgin and walk the streets of the miracle. (más…)