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Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated November 14, 2019 942   0   1   0   0  
For years the “Ruraq Maki, hecho a mano” art & crafts fair is the most popular and largest (sales) exhibitions of original handmade and indigenous Peruvian handicrafts and folk art. For those that can’t make it there, the lovely Ruraq Maki e-shop - online now for the past year – might be a great way to purchase true Peruvian...
Expedition of Death, a brilliant murder mystery dinner game located in the Peruvian rainforest by Culinario Mortale
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2019 1058   0   1   0   0  
In times of online games where players around the globe are only connected virtually it’s refreshing to stumble upon a nice table game where real friends gather at the dining table enjoying a lovely evening together. Involving an expedition to the Peruvian jungle, a murder mystery and some great Peruvian dishes in my book only makes it better. And...
Victorinox presents its second Peruvian themed pockeknife collection under the motto "Art to Conserve".
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated July 28, 2019 3442   0   1   0   0  
The Swiss company Victorinox, well-known around the globe for its high quality and extremely functional pocketknives that are not only trusted multi-tools in all life’s adventures, but due to some unique designs sought after collection items, launched its second Peruvian themed pocketknife collection.
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated March 05, 2019 1632   0   13   0   0  
As part of the activities for the celebration of the Bicentennial of Peruvian Independence in 2021, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture and the national postal service Serpost, presented during a ceremony held in Lima’s famous Casa de Correos y Telégrafos, the old central post office in the city center, a new series of postage stamps and postmarks, which pays...
Peru is one of the countries around the globe that participates in the international photo competition Wiki Loves Monuments 2018
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated February 18, 2020 2072   0   1   0   0  
Since 2010 Wikimedia, the movement behind the free internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, organizes the public photo competition around cultural heritage monuments “Wiki Loves Monuments”. And for the 3rd year now Peru is one of the 40 countries all over the world that participates.
Machu Picchu built with Lego bricks - if you want to see this set on the shelves of shops, please vote for it.
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated July 08, 2017 4067   0   1   0   0  
In times where already the smallest children play with mobile devices, online and with high-tech gadgets, Lego’s small colorful building bricks are still going strong and remain one of the most favorite and best toys in children’s rooms.
Pope Francis visits Peru in January 2018
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated December 12, 2017 3063   0   1   0   0  


Event Date:
18 - 21 January 2018
After being invited by former Peruvian President Ollanto Humala back in 2014, Pope Francis quite a few times stated that he would love to visit Peru in the near future. Now his wish finally comes true.
40% of Peruvians are overweight or obese according to reports of the National Institute of Healthh
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated June 04, 2017 4986   0   1   0   0  
Eating a healthy and balanced diet in Peru seems to be easy. The country offers an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetable, grains, fish and meat, as well as numerous superfoods and herbs and all this still for affordable prices.
The Peruvian sail training ship "Unión" leaves Callao for ports in 11 countries in the Americas and Europe; photo: El Comercio
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated May 25, 2017 4089   0   1   0   0  
After successfully completing its 3 months maiden voyage last year, the Peruvian training ship “Unión” set sails again leaving the naval base of Callao for ports in 11 countries in the Americas and Europe.
Peruvians today love to listen and dane to Cumbia, Salsaa and Huayno music according to the newest GfK survey.
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 06, 2019 5102   0   1   0   1  
When it comes to music, dancing and playing an instrument, many foreigners and visitors to the country often associate Peruvians with loving the music their ancestors already played, all the time dancing to the sounds of pre-Colombian rhythms that are promoted in the country’s numerous festivals and of course playing either some sort of flute (pan flute or quena),...
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