Thanks to the majesty of its carnival, the city of Oruro is recognized as the Folklore Capital of Bolivia. In 2001, UNESCO declared the Oruro Carnival as “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.” Variety of Bolivian dances are shown in this great holiday among which the devilish , morenada , kullaguada , the caporales can be mentioned and call you among others. The devil is one of the most representative dances, a mixture of Andean and Catholic traditions, which presents colorful costumes and masks of devils for both men and women, led by the archangel Gabriel, symbolize with their steps and jumps the departure from The wrong towards the trial.
Another dance characteristic of this carnival is the Morenaza, a dance that originates on the shores of Lake Titicaca and which refers to the suffering of the enslaved Indians in the Mita during the period of the colony. It should be noted that each dance has a different musical rhythm with steps of great choreographic beauty, which match the colorful costumes. Covering the entire route of the entrance, there is a fence that does not allow direct contact between dancers and the public, which has greatly improved the quality and organization of it. The Oruro Carnival is one of the living and effective samples of the cultural and musical diversity of the country.