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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
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 12, 2018 2146   0   1   0   0  

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End of March / beginning of April
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.
Feast of the Virgin del Carmen - Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 23, 2017 3174   0   1   0   0  

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16 July
Festivals in honor of the Virgen del Carmen are celebrated in various regions in Peru on or around July 16. The festivities include processions, street parades with traditional and indigenous dances, music, colorful costumes and lots of Peruvian food and drinks. Some festivals feature reenactments of events in Peruvian history.
Festival of the Crosses – Fiesta de las Cruces in Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 09, 2017 2538   0   1   0   0  

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03 May
The Festival of the Crosses, also known as Cruces de Mayo (May Crosses Festival), was introduced to Peru by the Spaniards and is celebrated in Peru mostly in towns in the Andean highlands on May 3.
Carnival celebrations in Ayacucho, Peru
Events & Entertainment SunflowerSunflower February 05, 2017 813   0   2   0   0  

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25 February to 01 March 2017
The carnival in Ayacucho is one of the most authentic and traditional in Peru and was even declared National Cultural Patrimony.
Carnival celebrations in Lima, Peru; photo: Nicolas Roberth Nichifor
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All February
Throughout the month of February carnival is celebrated in Peru – a time full of fun, festivities, parades, balloon wars, merged together native and catholic traditions, food, music and dancing.
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