Feria de Alasitas - Craft Fair

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Feria de Alasitas - Craft Fair Feb 26, 2010
The "Alasitas Fair" is a craft fair which starts on January 24 of each year, and lasts approximately 2 weeks.

In this fair crafts are sold in miniature, with the belief that Aymara god EKEKO will do what called reality.

The name "Alasita" comes from an Aymara word that means "buy me".

It is customary in La Paz - Bolivia, buy the miniatures on the 24th at noon, these crafts are the "Challa", is blessed with alcohol, petals of flowers and incense.

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La "Feria de Alasitas" es una feria artesanal que inicia el 24 de enero de cada año, y dura aproximadamente 2 semanas.

En esta feria se venden productos artesanales en miniatura, con la creencia de que el Dios Aymara llamado EKEKO lo hara realidad.

El nombre "Alasita" proviene de una palabra aymara que significa "comprame".

Es costumbre en La Paz - Bolivia, comprar las miniaturas el dia 24 al mediodia, estas artesanias se las "challa", se bendice con alcohol, petalos de flores y sahumerios.
dios aymara llamado "EKEKO"
miniature cars
miniature tools
plaster crafts
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wilfredoc2009 says:
thanks friends, Your words encourage me to keep writing ......
Posted on: Mar 05, 2010
montecarlostar says:
Hey Wilfredo felicidades por la promocion de tu articulo! Muchos saludos!!
Posted on: Mar 05, 2010
Dr_Seuss says:
Congrats on the feature Wilfredo, interesting stuff 8)
Posted on: Mar 05, 2010
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