Oruro Carnival is one of the most important celebrations in the world and the largest in Bolivia, as it gathers thousands of tourists both domestic and foreign.
This event was declared in 2001 as World Heritage by UNESCO, dances and folk dances are on it, the diabladas, the tinkus, the morenadas and also caporales.
This year, Oruro Carnival 2018 It will take place between 3 y el 13 February 2018. As the days 10, 11, 12 y 13 February the most important celebration.
The Great Pilgrimage to Socavón is Saturday 10 February and the entrance to Corso Sunday 11 February. A few weeks before the traditional festivities begin called "Treats".
On Friday, in the villages and mines, the traditional and famous Convite is made Uncle and holding the “Challa”.
Programming Oruro Carnival 2018:
Date: Saturday, 3 February 2018 (according Role)
Place: Oruro City
Bands Festival, desde las 9:00 am. In the Civic Plaza, adit near the Sanctuary.
Date: Sunday, 4 February 2018
Place: Point (Potosi Esq. Aroma) Hrs.: 06:30 a.m. Income by role
The last treat before the grand entrance of the Carnival of Oruro, is the last rehearsal before the Carnival splendid entrance where 48 folkloric groups make their way through the streets of the city of Oruro dancing to traditional bands and demonstrating their choreographies.
Autóctona Anata Andina entry 2018
Date: Jueves, 8 February 2018
Place: The Carnival route from hrs. 8:30 a.m.
Anata Andina is done two days before the lavish Carnival of Oruro, with the participation of troupes hundred. Participants arrive to the city of Oruro from the provinces Department.
During the Andean Anata dancers demonstrate their native music, dance and clothing singular. This event demonstrates the Bolivia Indian, original and authentic which has a living culture within the country.
Date: Viernes, 9 February 2018 (according Role)
Place: Oruro City
Friday is traditionally dedicated to Treat “Uncle” and it is performed traditional “Challa” of mining sites in San Jose Mine. The traditional evening evening throughout the carnival route until dawn with the participation of folk groups in different parts. I will be held the evening serenade to the Virgin of the Tunnel in the Main Square 10 February with performances by folk groups, bands and ensembles.
Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Socavón – Lavish traditional parade (Central Oruro Carnival Day)
Date: Saturday, 10 February 2018 (according Role)
Place: Potosi Esq. Aroma a Hrs.: 06:30 a.m.
Home entrance Hrs.: 07:00 a.m.
Oruro Carnival is famous worldwide and was declared a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO Majestic Folkloric entrance with large participation 48 Folkloric sets wearing the most colorful costumes in a display of culture, heritage and tradition through the most incredible choreography and music.
Carnival Sunday – Corso entrance of the Carnival of Oruro 2018
Date: Sunday, 11 February 2018
Place: Potosi corner aroma Hrs.: 06:30 a.m.
Sunday morning traditional Carnival takes place in near the Shrine of Socavón, with participation of Oruro carnival bands.
Day Devil and Moreno
Date: Monday, 12 February 2018
Dancers farewell to the Virgin of Socavon
Place: Sanctuary Socavón
This day was carried out same masses that are offered by different folk groups, Also in various locations in the city of Oruro you will see choreographic demonstrations offered by different groups of dancers; subsequently carry out social receptions, in different locations.
Farewell Carnival of Oruro 2018 – Account of the most representative dances of the Carnival of Oruro.
Tuesday 13 February: Challa by traditional neighborhoods of Oruro.
Sunday 18 February: during infantil.