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Fiesta de Chonta, Archidona

April 21, 2018

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of April, repeating indefinitely

Chicha de Chonta

Fiesta de Chonta, Archidona, Napo Province

The Fiesta de Chonta revolves around the importance of the palm fruit, chonta, to the Napo Province and the native peoples of the Oriente. The harvest of this fruit begins in February and generally ends in April. Locals make chicha de chonta, a fermented beverage that will be featured throughout the celebratory weekend.


April 21, 2018
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