- Peruvian Curiosities
Latest stories, headlines and reports about curiosities from Peru.
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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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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