Some 6.000 musicians show the world the next 3 February in Oruro (west) Carnival dances, only in Bolivia declared a World Heritage Site, one of the greatest folkloric shows the country.
“It is an event that falls”, said the president of the Departmental Federation of Professional Musicians Bands of Oruro, Boris Villanueva, the presentation of the XVII Festival of Bands of this highland city.
The festival serves professional musicians “worldwide proclamation” dances of Carnival of Oruro, almost twenty specialties like diablada, caporales, plasters, morenada the llamerada, the president said at the presentation at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Bolivia in La Paz.
The courtyard of the ministry hosted a demonstration of diablada, a colorful mask dance depicting the struggle of good and evil, mixture of Andean tradition and Christian.
Thousands of musicians participating in the festival will perform thirty issues between hymns, proclamation overtures and dances, in a show “unique in the world”, said the president of the federation.
Carnival Saturday thousands of dancers and musicians pass on his knees before the image of the Virgin after a parade through the city that lasts all day, one of the traditions that deserved the recognition of the United Nations Organization for Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).