Festa da Conceição da Praia in El Salvador
Festa da Conceição da Praia in El Salvador is held on December 8. Celebrating Yemanjá, Queen of the Ocean in Umbanda, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. This event in the first decade of the month december is annual.
Brazil Labor Safety Day on November 27 (Dia do Técnico de Segurança do Trabalho);
Engineer's Day in Brazil on December 11 (11 December 1933 Day that the Law 23.659 regulated the Engineer, Architect and Surveyor professions);
Festa de Imanja in Brazil on December 31 (A celebration that stems from Umbanda, an Afro-Brazilian religion, gives thanks to Iemanja, the mother of the waters and all of the gods and goddesses);
Doce uvas on December 31 (the Spanish New Year's tradition of eating twelve grape varieties, one for each of the twelve clock strokes by midnight, subsequently spread in such Spanish-speaking countries as Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica et al);
Day of St. Sebastian in Rio de Janeiro on January 20 (is celebrated with big festive processions that usually pass the streets of Tijuca, the Center, and the Glory);