Birthdays in Other Countries
- In Ecuador a child may only receive a phone call or a card on their actual birthday as they celebrate their birthday on the day of the saint they are named after.Saints day parties are usually an afternoon tea party. The children are served raisin cake, fancy tea cookies, and hot chocolate.When a girl turns 15 there is a great celebration and the girl wears a pink dress. The father puts on the birthday girls first pair of high heels and dances the waltz with her while 14 maids and 14 boys also dance the waltz.
When a girl turns 15 she gets a pink dress.
One tradition is to smash your face in the cake.
Birthday Cookies – A common treat at Ecuadorian birthday parties are a type of sugar cookies that are eaten with tea.