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Santa Rosa de Lima, The Saint of America

The original face of “Santa Rosa de Lima” designed in 3d by scientifics. August 30 is the day of San Rosa de Lima, a day in which many faithful from all over Peru gather to pay tribute to this extraordinary woman who dedicated her life to follow God. Isabel Flores de Oliva, was born on […]

Holy Week in Peru: Huaraz and its Summits of Devotion

At the foot of the Huascarán – one of the highest snow-covered peaks in the world – in the city of Huaraz, Holy Week is impregnated with the tradition and customs of its people as it commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Huaraz, known as the Peruvian Switzerland, people prepare a year […]

Holy Week in Cusco: The Lord of Earthquakes

The Archaeological Capital of America and former head of the once mighty Empire of Tahuantinsuyo celebrates Holy Week by paying homage to the image of the Lord of the Earthquakes or Taitacha Temblores, in Quechua. According to some sources, the history of this Christ of stark features and overwhelming appearance dates back to when the […]

Holy Week in Peru: Ayacucho

In the capital, Huamanga, the celebrations begin with the so-called “Doloroso Friday”, previous to Palm Sunday, gathering thousands of parishioners around the Lord of the Agony and of the Sorrowful Virgin, in a meeting that personifies the suffering of Christ and his mother’s. Minutes after noon on Palm Sunday the traditional entrance of the “Chamiza” […]

Amazon Carnival, Live New Experiences

This festivity has a special nuance, in which the natural is intermingled with the supernatural; the religious with the pagan; the earthly with the cosmic. Its origins in the villages of antiquity come from a mixture of festivities and rites in honor of the land, animals and plants. They were lovers of nature, which they […]

Arequipa Carnival, One of The Most Excited Experiences

The first Arequipa carnival was held in 1541 and was practiced by Indians from nearby communities. They contributed to the ”huifalas” (wifalas), a typical dance that is still preserved. During the carnival, “comparsas” from neighboring towns such as Yanahuara, Cayma and Miraflores arrive in the city. All arrive with their guitars, mandolins, charangos, quenas and […]

Cajamarca Carnival, a Party and Celebration for Everyone

The Cajamarca Carnival is one of the largest festivities and the most important carnival celebrated in Peru. For this reason it is called: “Cajamarca, Capital of the Peruvian Carnival“. Characteristics are the “carnival songs” and colorful costumes. Music and joy are the tenor of the festivities, in addition to the games with water guns, balloons […]

Bajada de Reyes and Danza de los Negritos from Huanuco

Every January 6, in several countries of Latin America, Europe and other parts of the world, the Three Kings Day is celebrated, a feast in which the adoration of the child Jesus by the three kings is remembered. Magicians, as a sign of the recognition of the pagan world that Jesus Christ is the king […]

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