Todos Santos Cuchamatanes Skach Koyl horse race Guatemala

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TODOS  SANTOS, Guatemala. Dance of the Spanish Conquistadores. Depicting the  conquest of Central America by the Spaniards and the destruction of Mayan civilization. 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.