Consulates and Embassies of Honduras

Culture and Traditions of Honduras

Honduras being a multi-ethnic country and has among its living culture the Pesh, Tawahkas, Lencas, Tolupanes, Chortís, Garífunas and Miskitos.

Ethnic groups of Honduras

Honduras being a multi-ethnic country and has among its living culture the Pesh, Tawahkas, Lencas, Tolupanes, Chortís, Garífunas and Miskitos.

These groups are part of history, which despite economic and geopolitical changes have maintained their way of life and vision of the world.


Catrachos, the men of Xatruch

Catracho is a hypocoristic of the colloquial name by which the Hondurans are known and means "the men of Xatruch" , in honor of the bravery shown by the Honduran army under the command of General Florencio Xatruch against the North American filibusters. See Biography of Florencio Xatruch


Civic School Calendar of Honduras

Civic School Calendar of Honduras

Events, festivities and ephemeris throughout the year 2019. Days that remember events, historical dates and important achievements for the country.

Folkloric School Songbook of Honduras

Folkloric School Songbook of Honduras

List and lyrics of folk songs or customs that are an important part of the musical culture of our Honduras.

Folk Dances of Honduras

Honduras has two cultural areas: a peasant area of indigenous/mestizo and Afro-Caribbean origin; each representative in their folklore.


Proceres of Honduras

Honduras counts in the memory of history with the deeds of great men, who were an example of dedication, courage and love for the country.

Every year as the national celebrations approach, they are reminded so that present and future generations are inspired and learn from their love for Honduras.

The National Flag of Honduras

The National Flag of Honduras

It was created by Legislative Decree No. 7 , in the city of Comayagua on March 6, 1866.

Know the protocol and use, as well as its meaning, oath, how to bend and duties towards the National Pavilion of Honduras.


Past and History

During this period the Mayan language develops and the Mayan people gain experience and build some great cities.

The Mayan Society

The Mayan Civilization

The Mayan Civilization

The Mayan Civilization was the only one of the pre-Hispanic era to have a perfect writing system and such a precise calendar, which was capable of predicting both solar and lunar eclipses and studying the movements of Venus and Saturn.

They were the first in America to use zero in their mathematical calculations.

Civic Calendar of Honduras 2021
January 4, 2021

Civic Calendar of Honduras

Honduras has several festivities and celebrations throughout the year 2021. Dates of the Honduran School Civic Calendar and Holy Week….

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Song Así Te Amo Yo Honduras - Shirley Paz
December 2, 2020

Song Así Te Amo Yo Honduras – Shirley Paz

Composition and tribute to Honduras, inspired by the beauty of its territory, our destinations, parks, mountains, beaches, towns and cities….

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The Mayan Civilization
August 23, 2020

The Mayan Civilization

Fue la única civilización de la era pre-hispánica en tener un sistema de escritura perfecto y un calendario capaz de predecir los eclipses….

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The Mayan Civilization

Wisdom and Power of the Mayan Governors – The Mayan Civilization

La ciudad maya de Copán fue gobernada por 16 personajes, los que durante un batkun mantuvieron un linaje desde su fundación hasta su colapso….

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The Mayan Civilization

The Chortís, direct descendants of the Mayans – The Mayan Civilization

Esta cultura viva es considerada como los descendientes directos de los mayas, quienes conservan la tradición ancestral del maíz y del agua. …

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The Mayan Civilization

Honduras in the Mayan World – The Mayan Civilization

Honduras, está en el corazón del istmo centroamericano y sirve como puente entre la diversidad biológica de Mesoamérica y Suramérica….

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The Mayan Civilization

The Mayan World Today – The Mayan Civilization

Dentro de la Región Maya hoy en día se han convertido en áreas de gran desarrollo turístico desde México hasta Honduras….

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The Mayan Civilization

The Mayan Fabrics – The Mayan Civilization

Los mayas desarrollaron una civilización esplendorosa y también una rica tradición textil que ha logrado sobrevivir pese al paso del tiempo….

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The Mayan Civilization

Famous Characters in the Mayan Culture – The Mayan Civilization

Entre los mayas hubo grandes personajes mayormente guerreros a través de su historia….

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