Thanks to its majestic carnival, Oruro is recognized as the folklore capital of Bolivia.
The Oruro Carnival is a cultural and religious celebration with shades of native influence. In 2001 the Oruro Carnival was declared by the UNESCO part of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity".
Important tips and useful advice for a great Oruro Carnival Experience
The Carnival of Oruro is a unique folkloric and religious celebration with over 50000 dancers and many cultural activities.
The Diablada is a dance that originally comes from Oruro and is a material representation of a deep religious inspiration. The choreography of the Diablada represents the struggle between good and evil and the defeat of the seven deadly sins. This dance is performed in all the artistic and folk expressions of Bolivia and particularly in Oruro during the Carnival time.
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