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Bolivians celebrate Ekeko, god of abundance, at Alasitas Fair

Video. Bolivians celebrate Ekeko, god of abundance, at Alasitas Fair

Hundreds of people attended the Alasitas Fair in the Bolivian capital La Paz on Saturday (January 24), buying miniature replicas of items they hope to own. According to ancient Aymara indigenous beliefs, buying items that symbolise wealth and good fortune helps it come true, Alasita translates into “buy me” in Aymara.

Hundreds of people attended the Alasitas Fair in the Bolivian capital La Paz on Saturday (January 24), buying miniature replicas of items they hope to own. According to ancient Aymara indigenous beliefs, buying items that symbolise wealth and good fortune helps it come true, Alasita translates into “buy me” in Aymara.

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