It was built at the end of theXIX century as ‘The ItalianSociety Union and Fraternity ofMutual Help’. It has beenenlarged but it conserves itsoriginal style.
This building was oficially inagurated on 1stApril,1863 as ‘The French Society of MutualHelp’. It has had many multiple uses latelywithout changing its original appearance.
It was opened in1920 as a place tohelp both theSpanish communityin our city and theirdescendants. It stillconserves itsoriginal style andaim.
It is situated inthe centre of thecity and is usedto celebrateparties carriedout by thecommunity ofVasque peoplethat live here.
It is the most modern of them. It was builtabout twenty years ago. It is used by a largenumber of Bolivian people who live in ourcity to practice sports and practice typicaldances.
Foreign community membersgather in these places to celebrateparties or eat typical dishes .But these are also cultural placesto learn typical dances, sportsand languages. .
Some of these communities keepsome old traditions and stillcelebrate some festivals.Follow this link to see a video about the Guadalupean Party in our city:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUxE-PT8aYwFor example, the community of Bolivia inour city celebrate the day of theGuadalupe Virgen on 8thDecember andthat of the Copacabana Virgin on 7thSeptember.
People from differentcountries have thepossibility of showing theirtypical costumes, music,traditional dishes andtraditional objects.
All along the Americancontinent,we commemorateThe Day of CulturalDiversityon 19thApril.