• Collection of garments highland dances (costumes).
    • Morenada
    • Diablada
    • Achachi
    • Tinkus
    • Rey Caporal
    • Llamerada
    • cullawada
    • Wacawaca
    • Puneņa Cholita
    • China brunette
  • Collection of hats and sashes chullos.
  • Collection of masks.
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Rey Caporal
Waca waca

A dance of colonial origin that began in the Town of Juli with the theatrical representations of the Jesuits. Barboza Ideaquez stated that the Diablada “is the expression of the Aymaran High Plains man”, and is the dance of the miners representing the  exploiting miner giving offerings and sacrifices to the mountains in order to gain control of gold, and at the same time asking for the forgiveness of the Apus and the Candelaria Virgin of Puno.
The Diablada was originally danced to the sound of merry panpipe groups.

Today, it is danced to the accompaniment of a band made up of trumpets, clarinets, basses, saxophones etc.
We can see the richness of the costumes used for the different personalities such as “The Main Devil”, who represents the mythical image of the Devil with enormous horns, toads, frogs and serpents and all painted in luminous colours. Also we see “Chinese Devils”, “Cholas”, “Bears” and “Gorillas”. Accompanying this dance are figures and animals that sparkle with the shine of the stones, just as when the rich locals once mixed with the Jesuit priests and gave them their riches to build temples in honour to their saints.

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