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New Year’s Eve in Ecuador – Radio Feature

Effigies’ burning, young men dressed like widows, and people wearing paper masks with politian’s faces are some of the traditions Ecuadorians celebrate during New Years Eve. All over Ecuador people follow the rituals despite geographic, religious, racial or economic differences.

The voice of the family and friends of Verónica Moscoso and the sounds of the streets during an Ecuadorian New Years Eve help Verónica explain these fun traditions and the deep meaning they have for the people of Ecuador.

This feature was produced by Verónica Moscoso for Full Circle at KPFA 94.1 fm.

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