Alasitas festival

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Ekeko is the pre-Columbine God of Prosperity, whose miniature statue can be found in almost every home in Bolivia. 

He is said to bring wealth, hope and happiness, so every year, Bolivians attend a street festival where they can buy him just about every kind of tiny offering.

Check out images of the Alasitas festival, where gifts for Ekeko, the god of Abundance, abound.  

Alasitas festival

Alasitas festival

Ekeko is the pre-Columbine God of Prosperity, whose miniature statue can be found in almost every home in Bolivia. He is said to bring wealth, hope and happiness, so every year, Bolivians attend a street festival where they can buy him just about every kind of tiny offering. Check out images of the Alasitas festival, where gifts for Ekeko, the god of Abundance, abound.
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