festivities & events

The festivities in the Peruvian highlands are a sight to see, both by different dancers who participate in them, and by the richness of the litter of Saints and Virgins taking off in procession. With centuries of tradition, the festivities are visited by people from various American countries such as Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador, who are fervent believers of them. They are many and varied and, worth noting, the mix and Andean religious festivals are a great example of the cultural richness of the country. The festivities include dances, food, drink, processions and rituals that impress with the excitement and jubilation that spread its participants.

Festivities & Events in Peru

 

Yawar fiesta

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The Yawar Fiesta is a traditional ceremony represented by the struggle of a condor with a bull. This festival is held in the town of Ccoyllurqui. The Yawar Fiesta is a traditional ceremony represented by the struggle of a condor with a bull. This festival is held in the town of Ccoyllurqui.

Mistura

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Mistura food fair is the most important in Peru. It is a fair where Peruvians of all walks of life, ages, gender celebrate their culinary tradition, to reaffirm and celebrate the cultural diversity of the jungle, the Andes and the Peruvian coast.

Señor de Huanca

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Every year, on September 14, thousands of devotees from Cusco, Peru and even from different places like Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Chile, pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Huanca to receive blessings.

Señor de los Milagros

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Also called Christ or purple Christ of Pachacamilla, it is an image of Christ on the cross, painted on an adobe wall located in the main altar of the Shrine of The Nazarene in the city of Lima and venerated by Peruvians and foreigners in Peru and around the world, who is considered miraculous.

Santurantikuy - Cusco

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Santuranticuy, which means "sale of saints" is a temporary market where sculptors and craftsmen offer the most diverse figures to brighten the holidays and accompany cribs or "births" that are constructed homes and parishes.