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Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated March 05, 2019 570   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 October 05, 2018 995   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 2035   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 1776   0   1   0   0  

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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 1852   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 2136   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 21, 2018 2383   0   1   0   0  
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),...
On February 14th, the Dia del Amor y la Amistad, Peruvians celebrate their love and friendship
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 1054   0   1   0   0  
Happy Valentine’s Day! Like in numerous countries around the globe, the 14th of February is the day of love, passion and commitment in Peru as well.
Next to the three official languages Spanish, Quechua and Aymara, over 40 indigenous languages are still spoken in Peru; most of them might dissappear rather sooner than later.
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 3814   0   1   0   0  
Peru is a megadiverse country that unites multiple peoples and indigenous tribes, cultural traditions and languages within its borders. Before the Spanish conquest in the early 16th century an assumed 300 to 600 different languages were spoken in the area.
The team of Ñuqanchik, Peru's first all Quechua speaking news program, broadcasted today for the first time; photo: Andina
Peruvian Curiosities SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 864   0   1   0   0  
This morning TV Peru in collaboration with Radio Nacional, Peru’s public television and radio networks, broadcasted the first ever all Quechua speaking news program called “Ñuqanchik” – the Quechua word for “us”.
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