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Events 2019

Juan Lepiani's 'San Martín proclaims the independence of Peru'

Independence Day

Peruvians celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spain with great patriotic gusto throughout the country, but particularly in Lima, where flags fly high and the fun starts the night before the official ceremonies with dancing and folk music filling all the city's parks...  see full details

The procession

Lord of the Miracles

The Lord of the Miracles is the most spectacular of Peru's thousands of religious festivals. The annual 24-hour procession through Lima honours the venerated image of a black Christ, which was allegedly drawn by an Angolan slave on a wall in colonial times, and...  see full details