Virgen de la Candelaria in Puno

On the central day, the Virgin parades the city in a colorful procession, followed by more than 200 bands of musicians and a similar number of groups who dance around the city and compete for prizes in the local stadium. The festivity is related to the pre-Hispanic farming cycles of planting and harvesting (worshipping Pachamama or Mother Earth), as well as with the region’s mining activity.

Puno Region. Location: city of Puno (3808 masl / 12493 fasl).
February / first half

USEFUL INFORMATION:
Climate: dry and cold.
Average temperature: 10ºC (50ºF). During 18 days the city of Puno, on the shores of lake Titicaca, becomes the folklore capital of the Americas.

HOW TO GET THERE
By plane: from Lima and Arequipa to Juliaca (Puno).
By train: Cusco – Puno train (10 h).
By road: from Cusco, Arequipa and Lima.

Complete and updated information in:   www.deperu.com/calendario/

  • renger rosa

    oigan puede subir el de donde no tiene piernas oliver

  • cristian

    yo creo que la historia de oliver fue verdad hasta que jugo el tricampeonato con el toho y ahi fue cuando se quedo sin piernas y lo demas si fue un sueño

  • janael

    final muy patetico