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Grape Harvest Festival in Peru - Festival de la Vendimia; photo: andina
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 08, 2018 1992   0   1   0   0  

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Since the Spanish conquerors brought the first grapevines to Peru, which prospered due to favorable climate along the southern coast, a significant wine industry developed in the region. Today cultivating grapes and producing wine and Peru’s famous Pisco plays an important role in Peru especially in the southern cities of Ica and Pisco.
The Afro-Peruvian Summer Festival (Festival del Verano Negro) in Chincha celebrates Afro-Peruvian culture
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 02, 2018 2518   0   1   0   0  

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Usually around mid-February
Chincha - and here especially the district of El Carmen – in the southern Ica region of Peru can be considered as the capital of African culture in the country and is home to the largest celebrations of Afro-Peruvian art, folklore, gastronomy, music and dance each February.
Greenpeace activist Wolfgang Sadik sentenced to prison on probation for entering and damaging Peru's famous Nazca Lines
Nature & Environment News SunflowerSunflower May 21, 2017 2477   0   1   0   0  
During the UN climate summit in Lima in 2014 a group of Greenpeace activists laid out a banner which read “Time for Change! The future is Renewable” next to the famous humming bird geoglyph of the iconic Nazca Lines causing not only irreversible damage to the sensible, age-old UNESCO World Heritage site, but also sparking a global outcry. ...
Festival of the Crosses – Fiesta de las Cruces in Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 09, 2017 2458   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.
The Marathon des Sables, the toughest long distance running race in the world, is coming to Peru in November 2017
Sports News SunflowerSunflower April 15, 2017 1702   1   1   0   0  


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24 November to 4 December 2017
For over 30 years the Marathon des Sables, the Marathon of the Sands, is held every year in the Sahara Desert in southern Morocco and is known to be the toughest long distance running race in the world. Now this extreme challenge is coming to Peru.
Huacachina near Ica Peru is the hotspot for dune buggy driving and sand boarding
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower January 25, 2017 2076   0   7   0   0  
Scenically Peru seems to have it all: an ocean on the doorstep, beaches with palm trees, an impressive mountain range with deep valleys and high plains, a jungle with lush vegetation, and an extremely dry desert with its very own oasis.
4.9 magnitude Earthquake recorded in Ica
Safety & Security News TinTinTinTin October 17, 2016 429   0   1   0   0  
According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) a mild earthquake of 4.9 magnitude with its epicenter located 27 kilometers south of Ica was felt this morning in Ica.
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