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.
Selvamonos, the iconic art and music festival, is back in Oxapampa, a lovely and inviting town inhabited mainly by descendants of German, Austrian and Swiss immigrants and surrounded by a beautiful scenery and jungle vegetation in the Pasco region.
For the second year the region of Puno celebrates the Adventure Tourism Festival in Cuyo Cuyo, Sandia about 5 hours from the city of Puno at the end of May for all adventure lovers and extreme sports enthusiasts.
For the 6th consecutive year the Pura Calle Festival, an international festival of urban culture, is held in the Parque de la Exposicion in Lima bringing together artists and fans of the hip-hop, rap, breakdance, freestyle and graffiti scene.
Oxapampa, the capital of country music in Peru, once again hosts the Oxapampa Country Fest 2017 in its 7th edition amidst a beautiful natural landscape at the Anibal Ruffner Ranch in Chontabamba, Oxapampa this June.
Lunahuaná, a small town in the Cañete province just 200 km (about 120 miles) south of Lima, with its all year sunny weather and unique landscape, is a popular destination for all nature lovers and adventure sport enthusiasts for rafting, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, paragliding, quad biking, horse riding and enjoying great food.