Día de la Independencia de Ecuador 2020 Google Doodle
Today the search engine Google is celebrating Ecuador’s National Day in commemoration of the date in 1809 when peoples from this place now capital city of Quito started struggling for freedom from The Spanish rule. This is very important day which is remembered for the first step for independence.
This Ecuador’s National Day which is a holiday celebrated on 10th august. In Spanish, it is known as ‘Día del Primer Grito de Independencia de Quito’. This is marked as holiday and called Ecuador’s National Day.
Many Ecuadorians celebrate National Day Día Nacional de Ecuador with traditional song and dance, costumes, and local foods like the fritada de chancho, or pork fry, which originated in Quito’s home region of the Sierra highlands.
Ecuadorian Independence Day is celebrated with traditional song, dance, costumes. People eat local foods and enjoy this day as holiday which originated in Quito’s home region of the Sierra highlands.
Today Google Doodle is designed in the Doodle artwork is the Ecuadorian flag, which today is hoisted high across the South American nation. The flag features unequal horizontal stripes of yellow, blue, and red with the country’s coat of arms at its center adopted in 1860.
The coat of arms is topped by the powerful Andean condor, the national bird of Ecuador, and signifies the natural beauty of the South American country with its representation of Mount Chimborazo behind the Guayas River.
Spanish colonisation of Ecuador initiated in the middle of the sixteenth century and in 1563 Quito which is the modern day capital city of Ecuador. It has became an administrative region of Spain. Ecuador is Spanish for equator, which neatly defines Ecuador’s place on the globe.
After approximately three hundred years of Spanish rule, the citizens of Quito were the first in Latin America to rebel and announce independence on 10 August 1809.
This independence was short-lived and was suppressed by the Spanish in 24 days. However, the efforts of this small city was realized as a key milestone in the movement across Central and South America that would finally lead to independence from the Europe.
In Ecuador, on 9 October 1820, Guayaquil became the first city to gain its independence from Spain.
This day is now celebrated with its own national holiday.
Celebrations for this holiday are not limited to Quito, with fairs, military parades and cultural events taking place across Ecuador.
Ecuador is famous for being home to the Galapagos Islands, but there is so much more to the fourth smallest nation in South America.
iFeliz Día de la Independencia, Ecuador!