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Latin American Carnival

21st February 2009

Sacred Heart Church Hall, Edge Hill, Wimbledon SW19 4LU

With live music from Expresion Bolivia, and a children’s costume parade with prizes, typical Bolivian food (including Salteñas), and cerveza Paceña available from the bar.

Adidas Womens Challenge 2009

6th September 2009
Hyde Park, London

As in previous years, a team of women ran the 5k marathon (previously known as the Flora Light Women’s Challenge) for Friends of Bolivia.  Many thanks to the runners and all those who sponsored us or supported us on the day.

Summer Party 2009

Members summer Party

Sunday 23rd August 2009 2pm-7pm
St Mark’s church hall, Wimbledon

An afternoon of traditional Bolivian food: Pique Macho from Cochabamba, plus Papas a la Huancayna. Cerveza Paceña available at the bar, a presentation of Bolivian dance, and games including a Cacho tournament.

Carnaval del Pueblo 2009

Carnaval del Pueblo

2nd August 2009

Handicrafts stall at the annual all day Latin Americal festival held at Burgess Park, London

We were pleased to be part of the Bolivian representation at this event.

Alma Latina

21st August 2009

Friends of Bolivia’s first Latin party in North East London
7:30 till late at Passing Clouds, 440 Kingslands Rd, Dalston E8 4AA

Documentary “Bolivia for sale” plus Q&A session from Dylan Howitt, the film’s director
Beef and cheese empanadas, plus cerveza Paceña at the bar.

Live music from:

– Indio Lyrico
– Mass Destruction
– Jucumari y la Contrabanda
– Los Sputniks

Latin vibes from DJ Cal Jader

Please visit the photo gallery for pictures of the event.

Mother’s day lunch

Mother’s day lunch

In Bolivia Mother’s day is celebrated on the 27th of May.

Saturday 23rd May 2009, 12pm – 5pm

St. Mark’s Hall and Galustian Garden, St. Marks Church, Compton Road, London, SW19 7QA

Lunch-time party to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Lunch

Mother’s Day Lunch

In Bolivia Mother’s day is celebrated on the 27th of May.

This event took place on Sunday 27th May 2007, 2.00pm – 7.00pm

Church of the Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cumberland Street, Pimlico SW1

Featuring live music from Expresion Bolivia and dance show from Tradición Andina.  Typical Bolivian food was served.


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