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Peru celebrates the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary with masses and colorful processions
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower October 30, 2018 1205   0   1   0   0  

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08 December
As much of the Catholic world Peru celebrates the Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th as a public holiday.
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 2224   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.
New Year's Eve traditions and celebrations and New Year in Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower April 21, 2018 2710   0   1   0   0  

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01 January
Just like in many other countries around the globe, the New Year’s Day is a public holiday in Peru and celebrated on January 1. Festivities to welcome the New Year start on the evening of December 31.
Labor Day – Dia de los Trabajadores - Peru - 1st of May
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin April 09, 2018 1237   0   1   0   0  

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01 May
As in many countries around the globe, Peru commemorates the labor movement and the achievement of workers’ rights on May 1.
Santa Rosa de Lima procession - Picture Andina
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30 August
Already in the 17th century Pope Clemente X designated August 30 to Saint Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Lima, Peru, the Americas and the Philippines. And to the present this day is a public holiday in Peru honoring the devoted and selfless patroness.
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