The Original Kichwa People of Sarayaku will celebrate the "UYANTZA", their great bi-annual party on February 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2013.

Uyantza is the traditional and cultural festival of Sarayaku, an event where the daily coexistence of families is expressed in unity with brother and sister peoples. thank mother earth for providing this vital service to human beings.

February 8 is the arrival of the "chayuk" (priostes), called SHAMUNGUICHU, day 9 is the minga of the flowers ARMHOLE, the day 10 is the great banquet CAMARI and on the 11th  PURU PAKINA, breakage of clay pots. The festival is traditional and is characterized by typical costumes to the rhythm of drums, chicha, painting, dance, music, art and crafts.

Sarayaku has the honor of inviting nationalities, institutions, grassroots, social, non-governmental organizations, allies, friends and the general public to visit us and share with us the living culture that the indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon have. .



For logistical coordination purposes, each visitor, exclusively prior confirmation and authorization of entry, by contacting the numbers or emails listed at the end of this document, you must provide yourself with field accessories (tent, sleeping bag, flashlight, rubber boots, rain poncho, food, water, repellent, and whatever you consider necessary for your stay in the jungle)

Sarayaku can only be accessed by river and air, we put at your service the contact telephone numbers:


RELATED AIR: 2796138/ REGIONAL AIR: 2795 114/ SANKIP AIR: 2 796 520.

TZENTZAK AIR: 2795 087 / KASHA URKO AIR: 2795 403 / AMAZONAS AIR: 2 795 084.


For more information, please contact the Sarayaku coordination office in Puyo: Telephone: 593-03-2-883979. 2887 684/ 099904439  (Veronica Freire)

Choreos:,, Nelson Gualinga (Technical Secretary) and José Santi (Responsible for communication)


NOTE: For security reasons, Sarayaku reserves the right to enter its territory.



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