An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of May, repeating indefinitely
Batalla de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province
The commemoration of the famous Battle of Pichincha celebrates the Ecuadorian national day of independence from Spain. A colorful gathering of traditionally-uniformed cadets from the three military academies takes place at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that overlooks the city of Quito. Attendance in the stands is limited to invited guests but onlookers are known to stand nearby to see this traditional military display.