Every Monday at 11:00 AM sharp at the Plaza Grande in front of the Presidential Palace in Quito is a ceremony full of pomp and circumstance that takes place. It is the Changing of the Guard for the Palace. Before and after the ceremony the indigenous tribes of Ecuador perform.
The ceremony is presided over by many dignitaries from Ecuador and the world.
During the ceremony while their national anthem plays the crowd enthusiastically joins in. It is a wonderful ceremony to experience as well as see the pride of the people for their country.