About Día del Pasillo Ecuatoriano
Julio Jaramillo, who was born to a working-class family in the bustling port city of Guayaquil in Ecuador on this day on October 1, 1935. Julio Jaramillo grew up to become an international star who visited Latin America singing boleros, tangos, rancheras, and pasillos– – the sentimental love songs that are frequently viewed as Ecuador’s national melodic genre. Since 1993, October 1st has been celebrated as Día del Pasillo Ecuatoriano, a national holiday regarding the melodic form Julio Jaramillo helped to popularize around the world. The singer’s heritage lives on at the Museo Municipal de la Música Popular Julio Jaramillo, inviting guests to the place where he grew up throughout the entire year.