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Alasitas Fair - Festival of the Crosses in Puno
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin April 09, 2018 233   0   1   0   0  

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Beginning of May
In Puno the Festival of the Crosses and the Alasitas Fair are inseparably linked. While the main day is May 3 for both events, the fair, which has its origin in the indigenous Aymara culture, actually lasts 8 to 10 days.
The funerary towers of Sillustani sit on top of a hill overlooking Lake Umayo near Puno, Peru.
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower December 06, 2017 787   0   8   0   0  
Sitting proudly atop a hill overlooking Lake Umayo about 35 km (20 miles) from Puno in southern Peru, the Chullpas de Sillustani are above ground tower-like tombs built by the pre-Incan Qulla culture.
A herd of alpacas in their natural environment
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower July 11, 2017 728   0   1   0   0  

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01 August
On the 1st of August, Peru and here especially the southern highland regions of the country celebrate National Alpaca Day focusing on the small, fluffy camelid, honoring the challenging work of generations of Alpaca breeders and promoting the consumption and usage of Alpaca products.
Adventure Tourism Festival in Cuyo Cuyo, Puno, Peru 2017
Events & Entertainment SunflowerSunflower May 24, 2017 390   0   1   0   0  

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26 to 28 May 2017
For the second year the region of Puno celebrates the Adventure Tourism Festival in Cuyo Cuyo, Sandia about 5 hours from the city of Puno at the end of May for all adventure lovers and extreme sports enthusiasts.
Festival de la Candelaria – Carnival in Puno (Photo: El Comercio)
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Beginning of February
Often referred to as the folkloric capital of Peru, Puno hosts the largest cultural festival with parades, music and dance performances, traditional costumes and lots of other activities each year at the beginning of February.
Festival of the Crosses – Fiesta de las Cruces in Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower May 09, 2017 2170   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.
Festival de la Candelaria – Carnival in Puno
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03 to 08 February 2017
Often referred to as the folkloric capital of Peru, Puno hosts the largest cultural festival with parades, music and dance performances, traditional costumes and lots of other activities each year at the beginning of February merging Catholic traditions and age-old Andean customs, rites and symbols.
Carnival celebrations in Lima, Peru; photo: Nicolas Roberth Nichifor
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower February 05, 2017 1997   0   1   0   0  

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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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