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They celebrate the Amazonian Andean New Year in Bolivia

The activities began at dawn on Thursday when thousands of Bolivians went to the sacred places

In several cities in Bolivia, the population mobilized to receive the Andean, Amazonian and Chaco New Year 5532, performing ancestral rituals of gratitude to Mother Earth.

The activities began at dawn on Thursday, when thousands of Bolivians went to the sacred places arranged by the Ministry of Culture and Municipal Governments, he reported. Sputnik.

The president of Bolivia also participated in the events, Luis Arce, together with Vice President David Choquehuanca, specifically in the Kalasasaya Temple, in the municipality of Tiwanaku.

Through his account on the social network family.

“May there be no discord and may it be a year of peace, tranquility and prosperity for the people.” Bolivian"He added.

For her part, Foreign Minister Celinda Sosa told local media, from Qolqas de Cotapachi in Quillacollo, in the department of Cochabamba, that they received “a bright sun, asking Pachamana for the blessing of the people of Bolivia, for the unity of the people of Bolivia. “It is a very big thing to revalue our culture, our history.”

Other authorities National and local governments also participated in the events held in different Bolivian cities, in more than 200 sacred places.

This celebration is also known as Willkakuti, which means “return of the sun” in Aymara. It was established as a national holiday since June 2009.

sourceAgencies

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