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Pokémon Go

The augmented reality mobile phone gaming phenomenon known as Pokémon Go saw as much success in Bolivia, as it did across the world. Like many things, the game didn’t make it here until much later than pretty much everywhere else in … Continue reading

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Alasitas – The Festival of Abundance

Alasitas is a month long festival beginning on the 24th of January in La Paz which is celebrated by indigenous Aymara to pay homage to Ekeko, the god of abundance. Throughout the festival, the Aymara buy an assortment of miniature models which … Continue reading

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Entrada Universitaria and Bolivian Dance

A unique and fun aspect of Bolivian culture is the entrada, a lively street parade featuring traditional music, dance and costume. Entradas feature huge variety of styles and genres which vary from region to region. The dances of the amazon, for example, are completely different … Continue reading

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Aymara New Year

Bolivia is the most indigenous country in South America, with the 2012 census revealing 86% of respondents had identified as having native or mixed origins. In La Paz, the Aymara people form the vast majority. Traditionally sun-worshipers, among other things, the … Continue reading

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