2009 Fiesta del Gran Poder

If you're planning to be in La Paz, Bolivia on June 6th this is an event you can miss. Make your hotel reservation fast because this celebration brings people from around the world and most hotels are booked well in advance. The Fiesta de Jesús del Gran Poder (Jesus Almighty) is one of the larges celebrations in Bolivia outside the Carnaval. The religious celebration include a dancers parade a across the city of La Paz, the dances are performed by devotes of the image of Jesus of el Gran Poder, one of the most revered and venerated images in Bolivia.

The dancers parade starts around 10:00 a.m. and lasts the entire day, it starts at Cementerio near the Jesus of Grand Poder Church and finishes at Park Roosevelt near the Hernando Siles Stadium, crossing the entire downtown area, you'll need to get a sit early in the morning, the area near Plaza San Francisco is considered to be one of the best places to be watch this magnificent traditional dances display.

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June 6th (Movable according with the Catholic Calendar)

Fiesta de Jesús del Gran Poder

La Paz-La Paz


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