Mario Condé, Miguel Condé, Eddy Beltran, Vidal Beltran,
Roberto Yujra, Juan C. Yujra.
Welcome to these pages of the Bolivian Group Awatiñas,
a group who have been known for a long time as one of the
best representing groups for Bolivian and Andean folklore
music, and to maintain the roots of their past native forefathers.
They have as goal to educate young people in conserving their
native dignity and culture for the children of the future
The most important thing about this group is that they have
always worked to raise founds for education and health in
Bolivia, and they have been co operating with the Red Cross
of France to build schools and help the children of their
During summer they perform at different arrangements in France,
Belgium, Germany and in other countries in Europe. They are
living in La Paz, Bolivia where they work with their music.
During winter they go home to Bolivia, and they also perform
at festivals in Latin America. The group have been performing
at the International Folklore Festival of Tournai (Belgium)
in 1987, 1988, 1993 and 1996. They have also been to the Norwegian
Førde Folklore Festival in 1997, and in various other
The Group Awatiñas compose authentic sound of the
Andean people, the Aymara, a tribe who never let the Incas
conquer them at the shores of Lake Titicaca. Up to this day,
they have struggled to keep their own inherritage and origin
with the next generations in mind.
Trough the sounds of panpipes, the Bolivian group Awatiñas,
can bring you an unique experience of feelings and chants
from the past and towards the future of ethnic folklore.