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Kullawada - Oruro Carnival Dance

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The Kullawada dance recalls the knitter ritual. It is a festive dance popular among the aymara knitters. Men and women participate directed by a Waphuri. The Waphuri is an important person who when the word "Waphur"  is screamed, makes the choreographies change.

The Kullawada dance recalls the knitter ritual. It is a festive dance popular among the aymara knitters.

Kullawada Dance at the Oruro Carnival

Men and women participate directed by a Waphuri. The Waphuri is an important person who when the word "Waphur!" is screamed, makes the choreographies change.

Kullawada Dance at the Oruro Carnival

The Waphuri use a plaster mask and a big distaff.

Kullawada Dance at the Oruro Carnival

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