BOLIVIA, March 23, 2013 (La Patria): The Grand National Festival of Indian Dance will be held today, displaying the best of that culture, in terms of dance and dress, which will be shown by dance groups coming from La Paz, Cochabamba, Potosi, and Oruro.
The Hamesha Hindu Cultural Center, celebrating its fifth anniversary, has coordinated the event which will to be held in the Oruro Municipal House of Culture from 15:00 hours.
One of the organizers, Esdra Lafuente, owner of the Indi Dil Shop, said that in promoting this activity they've seen that the Bolivian youth really enjoy Indian culture, and that through the Bollywood movies from India, they learn a lot about family and community values, patriotism, relations with neighbors, and more.
Indian dance has influenced several East Asian cultures through the course of history as well as dances like flamenco, jazz and contemporary dance. It has acquired world wide recognition as one of the finest folk dances.