In Peru, the traditional celebrations represent a great part of the inhabitant’s life. They give the rhythm to the year and show the richness of the Peruvian culture, mix of catholic religion and Inca traditions. All the streets are filled with life; the dancers are wearing their most beautiful and colorful costumes and parade at the pace of typical music. Everyone stops to admire this show and enjoy this incredible moment, out of time. Peru’s got more than 3000 local celebrations a year and among them, here is our selection which will provide you unforgettable memories.
Inti Raymi Celebration (24.06.)Inti Raymi is the Cusco’s biggest festival. Every June 24th, the city celebrates Inti, the Inca Sun god in order to pay tribute to him, and thousands of Peruvians.
Corpus Cristi Festivities (June)The celebration of Corpus Christi is celebrated in the whole country, but the celebration is most impressive in Cusco. Fifteen saints and virgins, organized in several processions…
Paucartambo Festivities (15.07.)The colorful festival of Paucartambo, capital of the province of Paucartambo in Cusco’s region (at approximately 4 hours of the city), takes place every year between the 15th and 18th of July, in honor of the Virgen…
La Candelaria Celebrations (February)Every year in February, the festival de la Candelaria takes place in Puno, next to Titicaca Lake, considered as the folkloric capital of Peru and America. It honors La Virgen de la Candelaria…