Bolivia celebrates 197 years of independence

Edited by Ed Newman
2022-08-06 19:50:30


The Bolivian city of Sucre hosts the country's independence celebrations​​​

La Paz, August 6 (RHC)-- On Saturday, August 6, Bolivia celebrates 197 years of its independence with central acts in the city of Sucre, where a session of honor of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly will be installed, which will have as its central act the message of President Luis Arce.

The acts for the historic date will begin at 07H00 with an ancestral ceremony of offering to the Pachamama; then, at 07H30, there will be the delivery of floral offerings, and at 08H30, the raising of flags.

Those attending the honorary session of the Assembly will be able to enter from 09H00 to the House of Liberty and, at the same time, the Tedeum will be celebrated at the Metropolitan Cathedral.

On this occasion, the "distinguished guest" of the celebration of the 197th anniversary of the Independence of Bolivia, is the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, who arrived in the country on Thursday.

Bolivian President Luis Arce Catacora delivered his message to the nation, presenting the achievements of his administration at the head of the country. After President Arce's message, the civic parade will begin. 

President Arce arrived Friday afternoon in Sucre, to participate in all the activities.  At the end of the activities, he will travel to Colombia to attend the inauguration of the new President Gustavo Petro.


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