CHUTILLOS FESTIVAL: A TASTE OF BOLIVIA

Second day of the Chutillos festival. Today, Potosi celebrates Bolivia in all its splendor. Evocative multicolored costumes.

Deuxième jour du festival Chutillos. Aujourd’hui, Potosi fête la Bolivie dans toute sa splendeur de costumes multicolores et évocateurs.

LA DIABLADA

La Diablada is a dance symbolizing the victory of Saint Michael the Archangel over Lucifer.
La Diablada est une danse symbolisant la victoire de l’archange Saint Michel sur Lucifer.

Saint Michael the Archangel

Lucifer

Dancers with mini trucks

Juice and beer supplies for the dancers

LA MORENADA

The origin and meaning of La Morenada dance are unclear, but it would have been influenced by slavery…

L’origine et la signification de La Morenada ne sont pas claires, mais elle aurait été influencée par l’esclavage…

Silver mask

Morenada dance

Morenada dancer

Fushia shawl

A fiesta without drinking is not a fiesta

LAS WACAS

So many petticoats

Orange dresses

LA LLAMERADA

Golden hats

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