Colourful costumes, dancing and a massive feast are among the features of one of the world's most extravagant festivals held in Bolivia.

 

The three-day celebration is part of a tradition that began in the 17th century. Catholic and indigenous traditions come together in this festival showcasing Bolivia's folklore and faith.

 

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from La Paz, Bolivia.

Latin America, Bolivia, Arts & Culture