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Customs and Traditions in the World/Ecuador

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UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA DE AMBATO FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS HUMANAS Y DE LA EDUCACIÓN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY CAREER

Names: López, F. Latacunga, D. Pillajo A. Date: 06/11/2019 Topic: Customs and traditions in the world/Ecuador

CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS IN THE WORLD/ECUADOR Customs and traditions in the world Switzerland — Honesty shopping Musil (2017) mentions that little shops in the middle of the Swiss Alps share the idealism of this society in the form of honesty shops. These are small shops where the farmers leave fresh cheese, milk, bread, honey, and butter and you can take what you need without anyone looking, because most of the time they are working in their jobs but they need also to sell their products, usually the people who buys, leaves the money in a basket. In our opinion this is an idea incredible, but it is difficult to try it, in our country because the culture is not like the one in Switzerland if we leave our products outside, we are not going to find anything after a couple of hours. Welcome drinks in Fiji Gunnar, (2016) Points out that in Fiji the tourist gets a drink when they arrive, this beverage is a little bit strange, is a strange earthy cocktail made from squeezing roots and served in a wooden bowl or bucket. The name of this cocktail is Kava. This cocktail is considered narcotics in many countries but is consider in a little quantity. We think that in Ecuador exist a similar tradition in the amazon region, the indigenous use to prepare their own beverage called (Chicha de yuca) they prepare this when a foreign come to visit them and if you don’t drink maybe they are going to be upset with you, drink it is a way of respect them.


Talilandia - Giraffe Woman OM (2016) says that this is a tradition of the Karen tribe, which are known as giraffe women for their long necks with gold-colored rings that resemble the necks of giraffes, in the past they were used to resemble a dragon and protect themselves from their enemies but the weight of the rings actually deforms their bodies and their men and their columns. we think that it is in a very difficult parctica for the women of this tribe because they are sentenced to live deforming their body. Turkey - Heart and warming hospitality Musil (2017) mentions that one of the most important customs in Turkey is the hospitality of the people, because if a person goes on a tourist, people always welcome him, they invite him to his house to eat and these meals are really gigantic because the more food you provide Turks believe that the best hospitality they are offering and, above all, the traditional Turkish coffee is one of the most important in Turkish cuisine, many times the hosts pay the bill, a hospitality that the world should adopt. We think that in the tourist field, showing hospitality is important and necessary, so adopting a bit of Turkish custom is a good option. Don't ask for salt in Egypt Racoma (2018) says that on a trip to Egypt at the moment I went out to eat something, it is frowned upon to ask for salt, this is because people consider a lack of respect because when asking for salt to add to the food it is affirming that this food tastes disgusting and Salt is needed to improve the taste of food. In our opinion it is a strange custom, but it is better to avoid doing things that offend the people of the country that travels. Customs and traditions in Ecuador Currently the most outstanding wealth that Ecuador has are the customs and traditions that can be appreciated in all its regions, where such diversity comes to be perceived at parties, typical dishes, language, dances, among other elements. This has not only been essential for our culture but also for the development of tourism, since today we seek to strengthen our identity to make the world known to


our origins and thereby also strengthen our economy. Custom is an intangible cultural heritage, which by tradition are part of human life, are tacitly shared by a particular social conglomerate and traditions are part of the socialization processes of the members of a particular social group. (Silvia LandĂ­n, 2015) Instituto Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural (2008) mentions that ethniccultural diversity could be conceptualized as the ancestral inheritance that accounts for the natural history of life, for example where we come from, who we are, encompassing the set of creations that distinguishes from the other peoples and gives identity to a nation, the spiritual, symbolic, aesthetic, technological and material assets that have contributed to the history of the community, these scope according to the National Institute of Cultural Heritage, is called cultural heritage, because it is property of the nation called Ecuador. The traditions and customs of Ecuador are celebrations, ways of acting and cultural elements that have been taking place since ancient times in this country. Yamor Party RodrĂ­guez (2015) mentions that the Yamor festival is a tradition that is celebrated in the indigenous communities of the province of Imbabura in the canton of Otavalo and aims to celebrate Mother Earth and thank her for the crops, especially for the corn from which is prepared chicha Jora or Chicha del Yamor, is a drink consumed in the traditional Ecuadorian Andes during the festivities. We believe that this tradition should be potentialized internationally because it is a reach cultural party The "yapa" and the "bargaining" Adum (2017) when going out to the market or somewhere, one of the actions that is most used is bargaining, it is an Ecuadorian custom that consists in negotiating on the price of a product until getting at the price you want with this comes with the yapa that is the additional that the owner of the store gives away for the purchase, it is very normal to hear say, give me but with the yapa. We believe that it's a very curious custom that Ecuador has beacause using it people can get more less price and sabe money.


Moreira (2015) says some details related to customs and principal traditions of Ecuador such as: El Inti Raymi, Fiestas de las Flores y las Frutas, Carnavales, La diablada Pillareña, El día de los difuntos, The day of the dea, La Navidad, Christmas, Año viejo, Old year, El Chota, El danzante de Pujlí, La Mama Negra, Rodeo Montubio, amorfinos, processions in teh amazong región chichade chonta or yuca. Ecuador has defined important activities to recover and conserve all the cultural wealth of the country through an executive decree, which is considered fundamental for the sustainable use and management of the biodiversity of a megadiverse country.

Conclusions The customs and traditions that exist worldwide are many and very varied, there are many that can be astonished in such a way that they will want to live the experience and others that can terrify you, but all this is part of the diversity of the world, taking into account that The country has a great diversity in population, language, religion, etc., which makes this planet mega-diverse.

Ecuador is a country with a cultural and natural wealth, with nationalities and indigenous groups as well as customs and traditions that enrich us as a country and makes us proud of our roots because we are fortunate to know many customs and traditions at different times of the year or when visiting somewhere.


Referens Adum, V. (02 de 10 de 2017). Matador network . Obtained from Ecuadorian customs that baffle foreigners: https://matadornetwork.com/es/costumbresecuatorianas-que-desconciertan-los-extranjeros/ Gunnar, G. (2016). Obtained from https://garfors.com/25-strange-customs-andtraditions-html/ INPC. (2008). Repositorio Universidad de Loja. Obtained from file:///Users/macbook/Downloads/DIVERSIDAD%20ETNICA.pdf MOREIRA, M. A. (17 de Noviembre de 2015). repositorio.utmachala.edu.ec. Obtained from http://repositorio.utmachala.edu.ec/bitstream/48000/3987/1/CD003372015-TRABAJO%20COMPLETO.pdf Musil, D. (2017). Obtained from https://matadornetwork.com/read/10-interestingcustoms-around-world/ Musil, D. (21 de 07 de 2017). culture guides . Obtained from 10 of the most interesting customs around the world: https://matadornetwork.com/read/10-interestingcustoms-around-world/ OM. (2016). TRAVELS AND RELATES . Obtained from Giraffe neck women: https://www.google.com/search?q=mujeres+cuello+de+jirafa&safe=active&rlz= 1C1AVFB_enEC869EC869&biw=1280&bih=689&sxsrf=ACYBGNQSiKHA4UvUX_k6 _j9NUrX3DCCAJw:1573086094230&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjNweOu6 tblAhWP2FkKHX5sA5QQ_AUIDSgA Racoma, B. (11 de 12 de 2018). Day translation. Obtained from Fascinating Cultural Traditions Around the World: https://www.daytranslations.com/blog/20traditions-around-the-world/ Rodríguez, D. (2015). lifeder . Obtained from Traditions and customs of Ecuador: https://www.lifeder.com/tradiciones-costumbres-ecuador/ Silvia Landín, W. I. (2015). Repositorio de Univesidad de Machala. Obtained from file:///Users/macbook/Downloads/76%20COSTUMBRES%20Y%20TRADICIONES %20EN%20LA%20PROVINCIA%20DE%20EL%20ORO.pdf


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Customs and traditions in the world and Ecuador.

OUTCOME III CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS  

Customs and traditions in the world and Ecuador.

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