Mistura 2017, one of the most famous gastronomic meetings in the world, is arising as a particular tribute to the Amancaes cuisine festival in this edition. The Amancaes cuisine festival was a traditional creole festival of Lima; this year the location is at the same district of the city and also its purpose to revalue the cuisine and creole customs.
The special fact of the Amancaes cuisine festival is that could gather people and customs from the coast and middle regions of Peru, among the best Peruvian cuisine and their original meals and dances.
This year, the festival’s proposal is to regain the atmosphere of creole family meetings as well as the dessert-taste of the traditional Peruvian sweets.
Since the first edition of Oktoberfest-Perú in 2002, this festival has become one of the most popular events in the country, and even took place in other parts of the country such as Cusco Oktoberfest edition in 2008.
This year, the official Oktoberfest-Perú, will be celebrated between the 27th and 31th October on the seaside esplanade in Magdalena del Mar, Lima.
This edition is coming-up full of great perfomances and shows. You can enjoy more than 10 kind of beer and traditional meals of the german cooking, besides the dancing groups and rock music by the folk german band Zugspitzmusik that is exclusively coming from Germany for the festival.
Bolivians enjoy a plethora of religious and cultural festivals throughout the year, so no matter what month you plan on visiting the country, you are sure to find some exciting activities. For those of you who are traveling in September, here is our roundup of the country’s festivals:
This August 15th will mark the 476th founding anniversary of Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru and a popular destination for travelers wishing to the world’s two deepest canyons, which are located nearby. 20,000 people are expected to visit the city during the month’s celebrations.
A full roster of activities has been planned so that locals and tourists alike can mark the occasion all month long. Just a few days ago, there was a Chicha Fair in the city’s main square, accompanied by a marching band parade, and a few days before that the cathedral bells signaled the start of a military parade.
The larger events are still yet to come, however, and as usual we’ve got all of the details for you:
During the time of the Inca Empire, Inti Raymi was one of the year’s biggest celebrations, and it continues being so today. Set in place by Pachakutec Inka Yupanki, Inti Raymi marked the winter solstice with a series of rituals and general festivities. Although banned by the Spanish after the conquest, it was revived in 1944, following a script based on the chronicles of Inca Garcilaso, which were written shortly after the conquest.