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Easter celebrations in Peru are a quite traditional affair with some ancient customs mixed; here the procession of El Señor de los Temblores in Cusco on Holy Monday; photo: Andina
Around the globe the celebration of Easter, so the commemoration of Jesus’s crucifixion, burial and resurrection from the dead, is the most important festivity in the yearly calendar for Christians; Peru, where over 80% of the population is catholic and another more or less 12% evangelic protestant, is no exception.
Anniversary of Arequipa
Founded by the Spaniard Garcí Manuel de Carbajal on August 15 in 1540, Arequipa celebrates its anniversary each year enthusiastically with festivities throughout the month of August.
Virgen de Chapi in Arequipa, Peru
Each year between April 29 and May 2 Arequipa celebrates its patron saint, the Virgin of Chapi with the largest religious festivity in the area. About 250,000 worshippers from across the country and abroad make a pilgrimage to her sanctuary at that time either walking for 15 hours or more through the night, joining later or arriving by car...
Arequipa's main square with the imposing cathedral and the Misti volcano in the back, photo: Black Tomato
With the insight of high-end travel companies that “keep their ears on their clients’ interests and their eyes on the adventures”, the prestigious business magazine Forbes compiled a list of the Top 10 Coolest Cities in the World which they recommend visiting in 2018.
Colegio Peruano Aleman Max Uhle
The Colegio Peruano Aleman Max Uhle is an official German school abroad (Deutsche Auslandsschule) in Arequipa. The school follows the German and Peruvian curriculum offering all grades from Kindergarten up to the Peruvian and German diploma.
Colegio Anglo Americano Prescott
The Colegio Anglo Americano is a nonprofit private school in Arequipa promoted by the Asociación Educacional Anglo Americana Prescott. The school follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) education program and has about 1200 students.
Cristian Castro in Arequipa
Cristian Castro, Mexican pop singer and one of the best-selling Latin artists, is coming to Arequipa on his 25th Anniversary Tour.
The Russian State Ballet gives 3 performances of their Gala de Solistas in Arequipa
The famous Russian Ballet Company (Russian State Ballet) led by respected choreographer and Bolshoi ballerina Vyacheslav Gordeyev is once again on tour in Peru.
Flash floods, called huaicos in Peru, leave a swathe of destruction in their wake; photo: El Comercio
For nearly two weeks now some areas in central and southern Peru including the coastal regions are heavily affected by extreme weather conditions. Excessive rainfalls in regions were usually no or little rain occurs and long torrential downpours in the highlands, caused numerous extremely destructive so-called huaicos.
The Peruvian steelmaker Acero Arequipa has to shut down its production plant in Arequipa as they can't compete with cheap Chinese imports anymore
Already in July 2016 the Peruvian steelmaker Acero Arequipa temporarily closed its production plant in Arequipa suspending 120 workers due to not being able to compete with cheap Chinese imports. The plan was to reopen the plant as soon the market climate and economic conditions improve. Now however the company decided to suspend production in Arequipa permanently as the...
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