Carnival is one of the oldest celebrations around the world, being celebrated in a large part of the world. Each of the countries has its own way of celebrating carnival, either for historical references, cultural demonstrations or simply as a means of entertainment.
Bolivian carnivals have a particular mysticism since they carry with them an important religious load. In addition to the traditional elements of the carnival, the festivities integrate native traditions, so that ceremonies to commemorate the Pacha Mama can be found in every celebration of the country.
Due to its special contact with European traditions during the colonization processes, the South American continent is the one that best celebrates carnival festivities in the whole continent and possibly in the whole world.
The Oruro Carnival is an annual celebration of cultural and religious character that takes place in Bolivia, Latin America. During this magical celebration more than 48 folkloric groups that present around 18 typical dances.
The Carnival of Santa Cruz de la Sierra is a celebration that takes place every year in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. It is currently recognized as Cultural Heritage of Bolivia and is one of the celebrations most similar to a traditional Brazilian carnival that you can get in Bolivia.
The Carnival of Sucre in Bolivia is a celebration of annual character, whose intention is to celebrate the colonial festivities. This carnival has the particularity of possessing features of yesteryear.