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Peru Festivals and Events

Festivals of Cusco
The music of the religious festivals, in Peru is one of the richest and most important types of musical expression in the Andes. Devotees perform with flutes and drums, harps and violins, accordions, brass bands, and voices. Filled with the sounds of celebration and the fervor of the religious occasions, the performances present Andean music in its contemporary religious setting.

Virgen de la Candelaria
Puno, 24th January - 14th February, 2000
The patron of Puno, is honoured with continual demonstration of rich folklore. Thousands participate in the parades, dances, fireworks and music onthis important religious event.

The vendimia Festival
Ica, 4th - 11March, 2000
The grape harvest of the Ica Valley is celebrated with parades, dances and happy revelry involving the region's most important product, wine.

Corpus Christi
Cusco, June, 2000
One of the most beautiful displays of religious folklore, the Procession of the Consecrated Host takes place in the gold monstrance of the Cathedral.


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