Today, the dominant culture of Venezuela reflects a blend of indigenous and Spanish customs, as well as regional Caribbean and Andean influences. Venezuelans are often described as warm, welcoming and open people. They are generally unified by a shared desire for fairness and equality.
What are some of Venezuelas traditions?
Most Venezuelans are Catholic and celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25. In Caracas, and throughout the country, festivities begin on December 16 with mass church services each morning. The final service, Misa de Aguinaldo or Misa de Gallo, occurs at midnight on Noche Buena, or Christmas Eve.
What are some cultural facts about Venezuela?
Venezuela has a rich cultural heritage. From the original Venezuelan natives to the Spanish and Africans who arrived after the Spanish conquest, the 17th century waves of immigration brought many Italians, Portuguese, Arabs, Germans, Moroccan Jews, and others from the bordering countries of South America.
What is Venezuela known for?
It has the worlds largest known oil reserves and has been one of the worlds leading exporters of oil. Previously, the country was an underdeveloped exporter of agricultural commodities such as coffee and cocoa, but oil quickly came to dominate exports and government revenues.
What language is spoken in Venezuela?
Spanish Venezuela/Official languages There are at least forty languages spoken or used in Venezuela, but Spanish is the language spoken by the majority of Venezuelans. The 1999 Constitution of Venezuela declared Spanish and languages spoken by indigenous people from Venezuela as official languages.
Who is the richest Venezuelan?
2020 Venezuelan billionaires listWorld RankNameNet worth (USD)956Juan Carlos Escotet3.2 billion
How many billionaires are there in Venezuela?
Billionaires By Country 2021Country# of BillionairesTotal Wealth Accum.Venezuela1$3.00 BnNepal1$1.00 BnMorocco1$1.00 BnAlgeria1$4.00 Bn62 more rows