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Daily activities

During your free time in Cochabamba, The Spanish school Carmen Vega offers you a variety of cultural and sport activities.

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DANCE CLASSES

 

MUSIC CLASSES

 

SPORT ACTIVITES

 

VISIT OF THE MARKET “CANCHA”

We propose you Latin dance classes in the best dance school of Cochabamba (salsa, bachata) to initiate you to Bolivian dances and to participate in folklore parades.

 

We propose you Andean music classes in the cultural centre of the neighbourhood: guitar, charango, pan flute, Adean flute…

 

 

- In the gym club of the neighbourhood, you’ll be able to do fitness, workout, aerobic, spinning, kick-boxing, tae bo…

- Thanks to the various sports courts, it’s also possible to practice football, basketball, volleyball and rugby.

- The school is located next to the Alalay lake and his bike path and jogging track.

- In Cochabamba you’ll also find more specifics activities: paragliding, mountain bike, judo, natation, hiking…

 

Usually with you host family or with the professor, the students discover “la Cancha”, one of the biggest market of south America.

You’ll enjoy getting lost and watching this confluence of the Bolivian cultures.

             
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MUSEUM

 

CINEMA, THEATRE AND CONCERTS

 

FRIDAY OF THE Q’UWA

 

RESTAURANTS AND OUTINGS

It is possible to visit various museums in Cochabamba: archaeological museum, the Portales palace, museum of the Santa Teresa convent, La Casona Santivañez museum, the natural history museum “Alcide d’Orbigny”.

 

The Cine centre with his 12 rooms where you could watch movies in Spanish to improve your level.

The Achá theatre and the Adela Zamudio theatre offer a wide program of concert of traditional music, theatre plays…
  Every first Friday of each month, you will discover the traditional ceremonial of the Q’uwa to Pachamama (Mother earth).  

You will discover the best typical restaurants of the city, to enjoy your evening and will go out in the nicest bars of the Cochabamba!

             
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PARTIES

    
Sometimes, The Spanish school Carmen Vega organizes meals and parties with families, students and professors (farewell parties, carnival, birthdays).  

 

Exceptional activities

The Spanish school Carmen Vega organises outings with the students during the most important festivities and events of the Bolivian culture.

Month

Festivity and place

Details

February or March

The Oruro Carnival

Oruro

The most famous carnival of Latin America, with the carnival of Rio de Janeiro.

 

Martes de Ch’alla

School

Annual ceremonial to thank the Mother earth, Pachamama.

 

 

 

Corso de corsos

Cochabamba

 

 

Carnival of Cochabamba, with folkore parades.

April-Mai

International fair of Cochabamba

Exposition of Bolivian and international companies and concerts.

 

June

San Juan Bautista

Cochabamba

Patronal festivity of the neighbourhood, with traditional Bolivian dances.

 

 

Andean new year

Cochabamba

Welcoming of the sun under the aymara tradition.

 

August

Virgen de Urkupiña

Quillacollo

Folklore parades, pilgrimage to the Virgin and discovering of the cultural and religious ceremonial to the Pachamama.

 October

Fiesta de San Miguel

Tiquipaya

Bolivian dances.

November

Toussaint

Tribute to the deaths, mix of catholic and Andean rites.

 

Entrada Universitaria

Cochabamba

Bolivian dances.

December

Christmas for the children

Cochabamba

Festivity for the children, organized by people from the neighbourhood.

   

 

 

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