Siklla

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Siklla (Quechua for a type of plants with blue blossoms / fine-looking, elegant, beautiful, proud),[1][2] Wayra[1] (Quechua) or Doctorcitos[3] (Spanish for little doctors) is a satirical folk dance in Bolivia[4] and Peru.[1][5] The dance is a mockery of the Spanish lawyers of the colonial period.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Siqlla o Wayra: "Los Doctorcitos", Semana RSU PUCP, Historias de Cambio en DERECHO, Octubre 2011
  4. ^ "Doctorcitos". Viceministerio de Cultura. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Festividad de la Virgen del Carmen de Huarocondo". mincetur. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ Javier A. Galván, Culture and Customs of Bolivia, 2011