Calgary, Canada Events & Things To Do
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Festival de la Pupusa en Calgary-Salsa Restaurant y Bar
July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Salsa restaurant and bar will start Calgary’s Pupusa Festival right after the World Cup Final this year! Through the presentation of live performances and culinary delights the Festival of the Pupusa celebrates the culture of the rapidly growing Salvadoran community of Calgary.
What is a Salvadoran Pupusa?
The Pupusas are thick stuffed corn cakes from El Salvador called pupusas. Like the bruising older brother of a Mexican taco, the disks come stuffed with your choice of cheese, chicharrones, and any number of other options. Pupusas are also a popular dish in Honduras, especially in southern regions. Every second Sunday of November, a National day of the Pupusas is celebrated throughout El Salvador. Pupusas are known as El Salvador’s national dish.