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