Issue - February 2008



February 2008
Editorial

In this special edition, we want to offer you a closer look at Carnival by Walter Sanchez, Luis Fernando Terrazas describes the architectural style of Laguna Carmen, Emma Luna gives her experienced knowledge on The Tropics of Cochabamba and Amy Stillman tells about cochabanner beginnings.read more...

February 2008

Editorial

In this special edition, we want to offer you a closer look at Carnival by Walter Sanchez, Luis Fernando Terrazas describes the architectural style of Laguna Carmen, Emma Luna gives her experienced knowledge on The Tropics of Cochabamba and Amy Stillman tells about cochabanner beginnings.

The main objective of the cocha-banner is to promote different types of social work and happenings in Cochabamba or Bolivia in general, many of which the people of Cochabamba and visitors are unaware of. It is geared to help organizations, foundations and other groups spread the word on the work they do.

Cocha-banner is distributed for free within the city and covers a variety of topics from news and current affairs to features and reviews.

If you would like to present an article to publish in the cocha-banner or have any comments please send it to our email address:

cocha_banner@yahoo.co.uk

Cocha-banner is sponsored by: Projects Abroad an international development organisation.

Ximena Noya
Editor

Carnival Chaos

If Christmas and Lent affect spiritual retirement, Carnival is linked to carnal excess expressed through the abundance of eating, drinking, playing and dancing. In Carnival, daily life reaches another dimension. The satire, mockery and popular laughter become cultural devices that can be dangerous if they are not controlled.

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