Banner of Gold

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The Banner of Gold (Spanish: Bandera de Oro) is a state decoration in Bolivia. It is the highest decoration awarded by the Senate of Bolivia.,[1] awarded to Bolivian and international individuals and institutions as a recognition of their contributions to human values and service to society.[2]

In November 2008, the award was presented to the folkloric musical group Los Kjarkas.[3]

In March 2009, Sōka Gakkai International was awarded the Banner of Gold.[4] In the same month, the Senate awarded the decoration to the governments of Cuba and Venezuela, in recognition of their contributions in education and health sectors in Bolivia (such as the programmes Yo, sí puedo and Misión Milagro).[2]


  1. ^ ""Bandera de oro" para tres ilustres cochabambinos". 2008-01-04. Archived from the original on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  2. ^ a b ""Bandera de Oro" boliviana para Cuba y Venezuela". Archived from the original on 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  3. ^ "Gente | Condecoración "Bandera de oro", para "Los Kjarkas de Bolivia" – JORNADA". 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Soka Gakkai Internacional | Presidente de la SGI Reconocimiento: "Bandera de oro" del Senado Nacional de Bolivia". Retrieved 2010-07-25. [permanent dead link]