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Food & Drink News SunflowerSunflower Updated July 28, 2019 7151   0   1   0   0  
Since Apega, the Peruvian Gastronomy Association that organizes Peru’s largest food fair, announced in August of last year that the Mistura 2018 will not be held on its traditional date in September and further details will be disclosed “in the coming weeks”, we had to wait until now (January 21, 2019) to hear from them again. The Mistura 2018...
Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin Updated October 20, 2018 8405   0   1   0   0  

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First half of June
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
Each year in November the famous Lord of the Miracles Bullfight Festival is held in Lima
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 5858   0   1   0   0  

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Sundays in November
November is the time of the year in Lima that many await and lots despise: the Feria Taurina del Señor de los Milagros, the largest bullfight festival in Peru, is held in Lima’s renowned Plaza de Acho.
Mistura, held yearly in Lima, is the largest and most important gastronomic festival in South America
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 7370   0   1   0   0  

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September
Since 2008, each year usually in September the largest and most important food festival in Latin America, the Mistura, is held in Lima.
Peruvian Coffee Day - Día del Café Peruano; photo: Marca Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated June 02, 2019 18647   0   1   0   0  

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4th Friday of August
As so many other national products, coffee has its own day of celebration in Peru. Since 2008 the last Friday of August is dedicated to Peruvian coffee and promoted with tastings, fairs and special offers.
National Ceviche Day in Peru - the country celebrates its most famous dish
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 3016   0   1   0   0  

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28 June
A large part of Peru’s heritage and national identity is reflected in the countries diverse cuisine. So it’s no wonder that Ceviche, also spelled Cebiche, which is considered Peru’s national dish, has its very own national day on June 28 of each year.
The Festival Señor de Choquekillka in Ollantaytambo (Pentecost festivities) is a great example of the merging of Catholic traditions and beliefs with ancient Andean customs and rituals
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 3214   0   1   0   0  

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May / June – 50th day after Easter
Christians around the globe commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus on the 50th day after Easter during the Pentecost celebrations. In Peru the most enthusiastic and vibrant Pentecost festivities can be found in Ollantaytambo in the Urubamba Valley located about 70 km (45 miles) northwest of Cusco.
Peru celebrates the diversity of its native languages and cultural traditions on the Day of the Native Languages
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 7806   0   1   0   0  

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27 May
Already since 1975 each year on May 27 Peru, a megadiverse country that unites multiple peoples and indigenous tribes, cultural traditions and languages within its borders, proudly celebrates the Day of Native Languages.
On Peruvian Clown Day Peru celebrates its clowns and other circus artists while honoring José Alvarez Vélez, better known as Tony Perejil or the Clown of the Poor
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 13473   0   1   0   0  

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25 May
Each year on May 25 Peru celebrates the Peruvian Clown Day in honor of José Alvarez Vélez, better known as Tony Perejil, a popular clown who died on that day in 1987.
San Pedrito festival in Chimbote, Peru; photo: andina
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 4580   0   1   0   0  

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29 June
Christians around the globe celebrate St. Peter and St. Paul’s day on June 29. In Peru this day is a public holiday on which mainly the faithful in coastal communities and cities honor these two saints in special masses and processions.
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