Oruro, Bolivia

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football matches

, Tarapacá Region. It is located .


musical band

. Career In her early teens she moved to Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia), and started expressing herself through her songs. Once she went to a radio station and sang the national anthem of Bolivia, the only song in Spanish that she knew. Later on she was selected as the lead singer by a musical band that participated in a contest in Cochabamba. The popular songs she sang in this occasion were designed to meet the demands of the vast popular segments of the population, mostly descendants


cultural quot'

: Fraternidad Artística y Cultural "La Diablada"'') ''La Diablada'' Carnival, takes place in the city of Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia) in central Bolivia. It is celebrated in honor of the patron saint of the miners, ''Vírgen de Socavon'' (the Virgin of the Tunnels). Over 50 parade groups dance, sing and play music over a five kilometre-long course. Participants dress up as demons, devils, angels, Incas and Spanish conquerors. There are various kinds of dances such as caporales and tinkus


oil painting

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previous+campaign

Oruro Airport Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia), Bolivia - Campaign to Upper Peru By June 1813 Belgrano set up a base in Potosí with an army of 2,500 men, to prepare an attack on Upper Peru. Goyeneche moved to Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia) and resigned, being replaced by Joaquín de la Pezuela. Belgrano administrated the zone and tried to revert the bad impression left by the previous campaign of Juan José Castelli. Luna, p. 95 Belgrano initiated good


popular success

of indigenous peoples but who already lived in the cities and spoke Spanish (Spanish language). Afterwards, "Siway Azucena", a melody composed by her inspired by the music of Northern Potosí, spread throughout the country, the first truly indigenous song to have widespread popular success. - bgcolor #DDEEFF align center Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia) Estadio Jesus Bermudez 28000 width 22% '''Perú (Peru national football team)''' 20px (Image:Flag of Peru (state).svg) style font


popular songs

. Career In her early teens she moved to Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia), and started expressing herself through her songs. Once she went to a radio station and sang the national anthem of Bolivia, the only song in Spanish that she knew. Later on she was selected as the lead singer by a musical band that participated in a contest in Cochabamba. The popular songs she sang in this occasion were designed to meet the demands of the vast popular segments of the population, mostly descendants


military training

;. The independentists started the new year with a promising victory. At Cerro de Pasco they defeated a Peruvian royalist army commanded by Viceroy La Serna. But royalists had a solid military training. Their first victory came against the independentist army commanded by Domingo Tristán and Agustín Gamarra in campaigns in the Ica Region. A year later, San Martin had withdrawn from the scene after the Interview of Guayaquil (Guayaquil conference) and royalist forces had smashed Rudecindo Alvarado


political power

of Humanity"'' for UNESCO In 1898, La Paz was made the ''de facto'' seat of the national government, with Sucre remaining the nominal historical as well as judiciary capital. This change reflected the shift of the Bolivian economy away from the largely exhausted silver mine (mining)s of Potosí to the exploitation of tin near Oruro (Oruro, Bolivia), and resulting shifts in the distribution of economic and political power among various national elites. "


precious stones

exhibits of precious stones, minerals, and fossils *Museo Etnográfico Minero (Ethnographical Mining Museum): housed in a mine tunnel, depicts methods of Bolivian mining *Museo Nacional Antropológico Eduardo López Rivas(National Anthropological Museum): displays tools and information on the Chipayas and Urus tribes and Carnaval de Oruro. *Churches: Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Oruro Cathedral), Santuario de la Virgen del Socavón, Iglesia de Cunchupata *Inti Raymi, a mine Twin Cities * .

Oruro, Bolivia

'''Oruro''' is a city in Bolivia with a population of 264,683 (2012 calculation), World Gazetteer located about equidistant between La Paz (La Paz, Bolivia) and Sucre at approximately 3709 meters above sea level. It is the capital of the department of Oruro (Oruro Department). The city is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oruro. Oruro is subject to boom or bust cycles (boom and bust) due to its dependence upon the mining industry, notably tin, tungsten (wolfram) (Tungsten), silver and copper.

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