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Tinkus - Oruro Carnival Dance

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The Tinkus is the name of the ritual fights between the Alasaya and the Majasaya.

The tinku dance represents the encounter of two elements with opposite directions and origins. The origin of the dance is in Potosi.

Tinkus Dance at the Oruro Carnival Tinkus Dance at the Oruro Carnival

Colorful with strong movements, danced in separate groups of men and women accompanied by contagious music. The most important groups of tinku dancers participate in the Oruro Carnival.

Tinkus Dance at the Oruro Carnival