Festival of Chuntunquis

The run up to Christmas is a time of celebration in Sucre. The traditional Christmas dance of Chuntunqui plays a big part in the celebrations. The Festival of Chuntunquis runs throughout December with events in and around the city.

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Chuntunqui Traditional Dance

Chuntunqui (or Chuntuqui) is a style of Christmas song and dance which originated in chuquisaqueña. Each year Chuntunquis are danced throughout Sucre and the surrounding area in the lead up to Christmas.

Read our post on Chuntunqui Christmas Dance

The festival kicks off in Plaza 25 de Mayo on 30th November. This is followed by weekly events in neighborhoods round the city. The festival then culminates in Plaza 25 de Mayo on 20th – 22nd of December.

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