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Hundreds of feet dance and jingle down Westchester Avenue
September 5, 2019 at 8:20 a.m.
Blowing his whistle as loud as he can, Caporales San Simon Cochabamba marcher Brian Arnez, 26, leads his group in dance down Westchester Avenue during the 8th annual Bolivian Parade and Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25.
White Plains residents Matthew Aguilar (left), a 4-year-old, and his brother Eduardo, 5, hold Bolivian flags they received from some of the marchers.
This colorfully masked and furry dancer marching with Fraternidad La ablada of Port Chester was one of the few adorned in this unique attire.
Stomping her feet to the loud music, Fraternidad La Diablada of Port Chester marcher Yara Cappelli makes her way down Westchester Avenue in an elaborate mask during the Bolivian Parade.
Irving Avenue resident Judith Romero is one of the many paradegoers who waved the Bolivian flag as the marchers danced and walked by.
Nancy Jimenez, 21, twists her skirt to the music as she and her group, Salay Mi Llajtas of New Jersey, quickly tap their feet on the pavement.
A large crowd forms outside the former Our Lady of Mercy Church at the intersection of Spring Street and Westchester Avenue to watch the Bolivian Parade marchers.
The sun reflects off the red, blue and gold sparkles on San Simon of New York marcher Liliana Villacorta’s dress as she claps along to their dance routine during the Bolivian Parade.