The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Bolivia presented on Wednesday the dramatization of the story of the seven deadly sins dance diablada, for the promotion and defense of this dance is one of the most representative Oruro Carnival, declared World Heritage.
“The idea is that not only get carried away by the rhythm so contagious and by force of dance itself, but history is known, the significance Bolivian dance this dance”, said the Minister of Culture, Wilma Alanoca.
A cultural artistic fraternity showed the story of the seven deadly sins staged a confrontation between the archangel Michael and Lucifer, with the help of the Virgin of Socavon, venerated image in the western department of Oruro, overthrows the devil and all demons, He told Efe the director of the staging, Raúl Lobos.
Each devil is a cardinal sin as pride, avarice, lust, ira, gula, envy and sloth, who they face the archangel Michael and end up kneeling at the feet of the Virgin.
The minister stressed that the diablada and Oruro Carnival in international fairs is promoted in Madrid and Russia.
Meanwhile, Governor of Oruro, Victor Hugo Vásquez, He stressed that it is “priority” Carnival promotion to be known that dances like diablada are Bolivia.
“We do know that dances like diablada are our, They are not of others and is an issue that we must continue working with much more force at national and international level”, Vasquez said.
The Alanoca minister said that this demonstration is a precondition for the official presentation of the Oruro Carnival to be held in September.
Oruro Carnival is one of the most massive in South America and recognized as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Organization for Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).