Throughout the year countless cultural festivities, religious ceremonies and processions, food fairs, local music festivals and even military parades are celebrated in Peru. Recently the country as well became increasingly popular with international artists that not only visit to see Peru’s mains attractions, but also give concerts for their Peruvian fans. And over the past years Peru additionally developed a vivid motorsports scene with regular (off road) racing events and turned into a recognized venue for international conferences. Adding to that exhibitions, theater, ballet and cinema presentations as well as events in bars and restaurants there is actually something on for everyone nearly every day. While most big happenings are in and around Lima, lots of festivals, religious celebrations and events are in other Peruvian cities and in the provinces.
The festival of Peruvian Rock Music "Día del Rock Peruano" will take place on February the 25th at the National Stadium (Estadio Nacional) starting at 11:00 am. With an impressive group of 28 Peruvian bands and artists that will play in two stages, this festival promises to be a highlight of the year.
The Irish DJ and producer Kristian Nairn, who plays the beloved character Hodor in the HBO series Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels, is coming to Lima in March showcasing some of the deepest house music from all seven kingdoms at his Rave Of Thrones party.
The topic “bullfighting” is controversial: supporters consider it a tradition deserving protection or even a cultural heritage; opponents, however, speak about animal torture and a vicious, bloody "sport". Whatever one’s opinion, in Peru the "Corrida de Toros" is, despite an increasing number of protesters, extremely popular. And the highlight of the bullfight season in Peru is the so called...
With the exhibition “Ojo, pare, cruce, tren. Historia y Literatura del Ferrocarril Central” (Look out, stop, cross, train. The history and literature of the central railway) the House of Peruvian Literature pays homage to the original purpose of the building it occupies.