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Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin October 20, 2018 14   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 October 03, 2018 524   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 October 03, 2018 154   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 October 02, 2018 148   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 May 31, 2018 358   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 May 29, 2018 215   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 May 28, 2018 194   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 May 28, 2018 248   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 May 23, 2018 500   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.
Marinera dance performance with Peruvian Paso Horse; photo: Marca Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 23, 2018 395   0   1   0   0  

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Mid- to late-April
Each year around mid- to late-April the National Association of Breeders and Owners of Peruvian Paso Horses (ANCPCPP) organizes the Concurso Nacional Oficial del Caballo Peruano de Paso (National Peruvian Paso Horse Competition), one of the two most important horse competitions of the country in Mamacona near Pachacamac, about 30 km (19 miles) south of Lima – the other...
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