Peru Festivals, Feasts & Celebrations

Trujillo Marinera National Contest

Region:Trujillo, La Libertad.
Date: 01 Jan - 01 Feb
Description: Every year the northern city of Trujillo is filled with happiness, rhythm, and color along marinera music. And that is because thousands of couples from all over the country come to the Mansiche Coliseum in order to participate in the Trujillo Marinera National Contest.

Virgin of Candelaria Festivity

Puno Date: 02 – 15 Feb Every year in February, the city of Puno, in the Southern region of Peru, hosts a great festival to honor the Virgin of Candelaria. This is a well-known international religious celebration where people also honor the Pachamama or mother earth.  This relationship with nature originated many centuries ago, and […]