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 Spanish singer Isabel Pantoja returns to Lima after 20 years and presents next to some of her most popular songs her new album “Hasta que se apague el sol” which was composed and produced by the late Juan Gabriel.
Natsu Matsuri, the Japanese summer festival is back in Lima, presenting a mixture of traditional and modern Japanese culture and the best of the gastronomy, art and music scene of the land of the rising sun to a growing fan community here in Peru.
Named Capital of the Peruvian Carnival, celebrations in Cajamarca are most probably the biggest and most enthusiastic in the country with festivities following a traditional program throughout the carnival season.
Often referred to as the folkloric capital of Peru, Puno hosts the largest cultural festival with parades, music and dance performances, traditional costumes and lots of other activities each year at the beginning of February merging Catholic traditions and age-old Andean customs, rites and symbols.