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Prosperity

Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development

Prosperity

In order to advance on the path of sustainable development, the concept of prosperity must be rethought and must go beyond economic growth and consumption, which weaken and damage the environment.

Communities, peoples and nationalities promote practices that are based on the concept of "good living" or "living well", and that show us other ways of relating to each other, thus contributing to community prosperity and social well-being.

Raqaypampa
Raqaypampa
The barter or exchange of San Pedro de Pimampiro

Ecuador

San Pedro de Pimampiro, in the province of Imbabura, Ecuador, due to its geographical location and variety of climatic floors, has been a regional exchange center since pre-Inca times. As part of the celebrations of the Holy Week, a large number of people to perform...

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The Macheteros of San Ignacio de Moxos

Bolivia

The most representative ritual dance of the Ichapekene Piesta in Bolivia is the Macheteros. With their enormous feathered headdresses, these solar warriors participate in this festivity that takes place every year in honor of San Ignacio de Loyola and where ancestral indigenous...

Macheteros
Carnival of Oruro

Bolivia

In 2008, the Carnival of Oruro in Bolivia was inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Every year, for six days, this carnival gives rise to the display of a whole range of folk arts in the form of masks, weavings and embroidery...

Carnaval de Oruro
Rajay'Pamba

Bolivia

Raqaypampa is an Indigenous Autonomous Government located in the department of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Its population proudly preserves its ancestral traditions and protects its cultural identity, which is reflected in its food, clothing, music and in all its daily coexistence...

Raqaypampa
Elaboration of ticuna fariña

Perú

The documentary in Ticuna language presents a collective of the community of Cushillo Cocha explaining the process of elaboration of fariña. Fariña, a traditional food of the Amazon, is part of the daily diet and is an important element of the Ticuna people that demonstrates...

Corte
Chuño, Andean food wisdom

Perú

Chuño is one of the most important legacies of Andean civilization. As a result of the dehydration process of the potato, chuño requires the most extreme climatic conditions to become the storable food of high nutritional value that it is. The validity of this food tradition is evident...

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