The story goes that the Andean Ecuadorian indigenous dressed as Devils when Spanish Colonialists allowed them to perform their celebrations. They knew that within the European Colony's beliefs, the Devil inspired fear and terror. The Diablada or Devil's Dance Festival is still happening every year in some little Ecuadorian towns. The elaborate masks and costumes include horns, hair, tusks from animals like goats, cows, or pigs.
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