In Ecuador there are several popular festivals related to the cycles of planting and harvesting, a great example of this is the Inti Raymi or Mama Negra, civic dates such as the founding of Guayaquil, Quito or Cuenca or with sacred history and rituals related to the Church. Popular festivals are celebrated with variations in each region and combine indigenous and black traditions, Hispanic customs and practices, elements, mass culture and entertainment. Carnival, for example, is known in Ambato as "Fiesta de las flores y las frutas" and is celebrated with floats and parades. While in Guaranda popular bands gather, dancing in the streets and games are made with water, flour, eggs and achiote. Throughout Ecuador the old year is burned. The character embodies, according to some, the negative and bad of the year. In the Andean region, people use old clothes stuffed with sawdust, newspaper or rags. While in the Coast, the doll is made of wood and paper, and represents not only political figures, but also sports figures, movie stars, among others. sports figures, movie stars, among others.