Cultural Events in Bolivia

Oruro Carnival

The Carnival of Oruro is held as a sign of devotion to the Virgin of Socavon. The Carnival of Oruro is one of the largest cultural events and festivities in Bolivia and Latin America.


Winter Solstice - Aymara New Year

The winter solstice is celebrated in Tiwanaku Town every June 21st. This date marks the Aymara New Year or Machaj Mara and it also marks the beginning of a new agricultural year.


Lucha Libre

One one of the most popular local attractions in El Alto, Bolivia, is the Lucha Libre, or wrestling matches, where theatrical males and acrobatic cholitas play to the crowds.