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May 16, 2018

Carnival of Oruro

Folk dancers in traditional clothing celebrate the Carnival of Oruro in Bolivia. Originally an indigenous celebration, Bolivians transformed the festival into a Catholic ritual around Candlemas, observed in the first week of February each year. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by A. Kadar, National Geographic Your Shot

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