Participating folk groups 2023


Ballet Folklórico de La Paz - BAFOPAZ was created in 2006. Since then she has been working on the training, research and dissemination of traditional Bolivian dance and music. During these years BAFOPAZ has presented its shows in almost all the capitals of Bolivia and also in different cities of Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, United States and South Korea, making a total of thirty-five international tours.

He obtained recognition in almost all the festivals where he participates and his directors were recognized with the Medal of Cultural Merit by the Government of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, in addition on several occasions, they won important cultural awards in their country such as the Plurinational Prize "Eduardo Abaroa" of the Ministry of Cultures of Bolivia and the Municipal Prize "Melba Zárate" of the Municipality of La Paz.

In 2015 he presented his show at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris France and on his return to Bolivia the Plurinational Legislative Assembly awarded the Medal of Cultural Merit to the Institution and it has been recognized with the Coat of Arms of the Municipality of La Paz, granted by the Municipal Council of the City.