Pujllay de Yampara (UNESCO Cultural and Intangible Heritage 2014)

Duration: 6h
Languages: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Guru: Stampa
Registered on July 12, 2019

Hello I am Fernando I love to show the best of this beautiful city Sucre its charm is unique, I hope to tell you more about its history come and visit Sucre.

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Tour description

The tour starts in Sucre at 7:30 a.m. meeting point May 25, then we go to the Tarabuco stop to go by public transport to the mentioned town to witness in Pujllay the cost of passage is 15 Bolivianos P / P (round trip 30 bs. P / P) approximate arrival time 1:45 hrs. The Pujllay is a dance originally from the Tarabuco region, capital of the province of Yamparáez, 65 kilometers from the city of Sucre, capital of Bolivia. On the third Sunday of March of each year the communities of Yamparáez celebrate a fabulous warrior event that took place on March 12, 1816, where the brave and victorious confrontation that the indigenous people made during the independence process of Spanish rule is commemorated. In this cultural manifestation Yampara you can see an altar called Pukara in which many things are placed # (fruits, agricultural products, offerings for Pachamama) The dance of the pujllay, is performed in different festivities of Bolivia and the world, events such as Oruro carnival and the entrance of Gran Poder present groups of dancers who recreate this ritual dance. UNESCO RECOGNITION: In March 2011, Bolivia nominated the Pujllay festival in Tarabuco (including the Ayarichi dance of the Yampara people) to UNESCO for recognition as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Activities: - Explanation of the historical center Sucre - Departure to the Tarabuco stop - Arrival and visit on foot Tarabuco - View of the Pujllay dance and the altar of the Pukara - Return to Sucre RECOMMENDATIONS Bring extra fractional money for some extra expense (souvenir, food) since there are no ATM CASES, sunglasses, sunscreen, comfortable clothes.

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza 25 de Mayo 53 Sucre Bolivia
    Plaza 25 de Mayo 53 Sucre Bolivia
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    In front of the monument to Antonio José de Sucre

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