The Ministry of Culture and Tourism presented the official agenda of the Carnival 2018 "The carnivals, Feast of All ", a compilation of different activities nationwide celebrations reflecting the traditional connotation, original and citadina carried out in different departments.
Bolivia's carnival activities last about three months and are based on the cultural wealth, Traditional and folk. Asimismo, They merge with ancient practices of different cultures such as Anata (aymara), Pujllay (quechua), Arete Guasu (guaraní), among other pre-Hispanic rituals related to fertility, nature, agricultural and livestock cycle.
The carnavalera schedule consists of different activities organized by responsible departmental cultures and municipal authorities. The document can be downloaded at the link: www.minculturas.gob.bo.
According to the head of the Coordination Unit Departmental Councils of Culture, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Juan Carlos Cordero, our Carnivals are traditionalists, costumbristas, contemporary, ancestral, employers and agricultural held since the memories of a "Carnival of Yesteryear", or ancestral "anatase"; with increasingly widespread customs of a "Thursday of Compadre" and "Thursday Comadre".
He explained that events include numerous entries Carnival, Corsicans Carnival goers or mascaritas, all with the massive participation of fraternities and groups that offer us the most representative images of the expressions of peoples and nations indigenous campesino and Afro-Bolivian; including iconic characters like the devil, Chinese supay, morenos, the cucumber, the ch'utas, Carnival queens, the mineritos, among others.
"A key component are the sounds of carnival: the mohoceñada, pinkillos, review, flutes, box and Erke, through the estudiantinas, tamboritas and singing carnival songs of, Shrovetide, taquipayanakus ",