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More than 50 000 people celebrated the Sun Festival in the Inca city
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Thursday July 12, 2018
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The closing events of the Peruvian city of Cusco's month celebrations, also known as Kacharpari, consist of musical shows, artistic dances, and a gastronomical festival.

This festivities were held during the month in June and part of July and all of them portrayed the best of the Inca city.

The closing activities started this July 8th at the Regocijo Square...
Wednesday March 2, 2016
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Peruvian Ceviche reaches ´Wow´ status
PureWow, an online publication of 4 million readers in the United States, created a list entitled ´´21 Things All Foodies Need to Eat Before They Die.´´ The list detailed 21 foods that can only be experienced to the full extent in their origin countries. ...
Thursday February 18, 2016
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News item: Kacharpari carnival in Cusco
Last Sunday on Valentine’s Day the Kacharpari carnival took place in Cusco. Under the bright rays of sunshine the people of Cusco danced to the traditional music in their colourful outfits.

The event started in the morning in the Plaza de Armas with a colourful parade. This traditional parade marched through the streets and avenues in Cusco. ...
Tuesday February 9, 2016
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Carnival in Cusco
This past Thursday, Cusco celebrated ´´Las Comadres´´, a special day dedicated to celebrating women and friends. People celebrate with dances, typical food, and the famous chicha drink. They also celebrate by spraying shaving cream all across Cusco and by soaking everyone in sight with buckets of water. ...
Tuesday January 26, 2016
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Celebration of Saint Sebastian in Cusco
Last week, Cusco celebrated Saint Sebastian with dances, processions, and mass in the very district that displays his name, San Sebastian.

The celebration took place on Tuesday and Wednesday and was filled with typical dances, fireworks, and church traditions. There was also a parade in remembrance of the Saint. ...
Four new dates have been added to Peru´s school calendar by the Education Ministry of Peru. This will be enforced in both public and private schools.

One of those days is the Day of the Indegenous People and the and the Interculturel Dialogue that will be celebrated on October 12th. ...
Tuesday January 12, 2016
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Machu Picchu to Expand Tourist Options in 2016
Juan Carlos Nieto, Chief of Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, announced that the Sanctuary´s attractions will be further promoted in 2016.

Nieto admitted that the majority of travels focus their priority on visiting Machu Picchu itself. However, he insists that there are many other beautiful sites and attractions in the Sanctuary. ...






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