Todos Santos Cuchamatanes Skach Koyl horse race Guatemala

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TODOS  SANTOS, Guatemala. Cross marking site of massacre by army under dictator Rios Mont in the civil war. Western Highlands, Huehuetenango, Todos Santos. Mayan traditional festival. Todos Santos Horse Race, the 'Skach Koyl' on All Saints Day 1st November; the 'Day of the dead' November 2nd. Mayan dances about Spanish 'Conquistadores' and Mayan Spirits, accompanied by marimbas take place October 31st.