Lima Festivals

Creole Song Day – Perfect Day Song Creole

Creole Song Day – Perfect Day Song Creole

This special day you would hear the sound of guitars and the “cajón peruano”. These musical instruments give rhythm to marinera, tondero, festejo, landó, and zamacueca which are five samples of the creole music. Couples dance with frantic movements...

Lord of Miracles – Land of The Miracle

Lord of Miracles – Land of The Miracle

This image attracts the largest number of South American devotees. It dates back to colonial times when a black slave painted the image on the walls of a run-down property. In spite of earthquakes and attempts to erase it,...

Saint Rose of Lima – Peru attractions Saint Rose of Lima

Saint Rose of Lima – Peru attractions Saint Rose of Lima

Saint Rose of Lima is the name that made Isabel Flores de Oliva famous. She was a pious woman from Lima who lived there in the XVII Century, who had a huge religious inclination and was given to serving...

Peruvian Paso Horse National Competition – Peruvian Horse

Peruvian Paso Horse National Competition – Peruvian Horse

The contest takes place in Mamacona, at the foot of the Pre-Inca Pachacamac Oracle. The Peruvian Paso horse is the result of Spanish and Berber breed of races for 300 years. It trots in a series of synchronized movements...

Wine Harvest Festival – Peruvian Wine

Wine Harvest Festival – Peruvian Wine

01-February to 31-March The traditional district of Santiago de Surco organises various activities on these dates, such as the election of a Harvest Queen and visits to wineries for wine-testing sessions. The Wine Festival (Festival de la Vendimia) involves fairs,...

Lima Anniversary

Lima Anniversary

18-January to 18-January On January 18th, Lima will celebrate its 480th founding anniversary. The City of Kings always marks the event in style, with weeks of events. Unfortunately, the official program has yet to be announced, but we’ll be checking...

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