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Festivals in Puno

Puno Peru

Dates Festivals
February 2 Fiesta Patronal Virgen de la Candelaria

Province of Puno, Puno District.

Fiesta de la Candelaria. Puno PeruThe largest feast of all the Peru in homage to the Virgin of Candelaria, patron saint of Puno is held each year. It is a manifestation of religious syncretism that links the Catholic faith and the Andean religion. The celebration to the Virgin Mary joins the celebration to the pachamama or "mother earth"

The feast unfolds every day during the first two weeks of February. At this party over 40,000 dancers and 9,000 musicians from throughout the Department, brighten up and adorn the streets of Puno.

This show without pair, (though small in proportion to their similar Brazil, Bolivia or Barranquilla) could be considered as a unique sample of the cultural richness of the South American Andes.

The magnitude and significance of the feast, has contributed to the National Institute of Culture by R.D. No. 655/03 on September 02, 2003, declared the Candelaria Virgin Festival of Puno as of the National Cultural heritage, as an expression of the manifestations of the living culture that characterizes the communities settled in the South of Peru mountains and contributing to regional and national identity.
may 3-4 Feast of Alacitas and las Cruces

Provinces of San Román and Puno; districts in Juliaca, Puno and Cabanillas. It is a special occasion where people offer crafts miniature in various exhibitions in the main streets of each city, symbolizing those things that one would like to have, as house, car, money, etc. Craftsmen of Bolivia also participate in this celebration. Anniversary of the founding of the city of Puno / November 1 to 7
  Province of Puno, Puno District

Held with civic demonstrations and displays of dance through the streets of the city in charge of the children. November 5 is the creation of the Inca Empire, legend according to which the legendary pair of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo left Lake in search of land where found the Empire.
  Puno Folklore

"José Marí Arguedas scoreboard to Puno as"the other Capital of Peru"and was designated by Decree Law No. 24325 as"Capital of the Peruvian folklore"7 November 1985"

Puno is named according to the National Institute of Culture, it has 250 dances but they are more than 350. Dances, songs, dresses and masks representing characters that emerged from centuries-old legends that make Puno folklore one of the richest of the continent.
  Puno Main Dances are

The Pandilla Puneña, where we portrayed the old Puneño (Quechua - Aymara), as I said...We are stalwart Quechua and Aymara Indians... ", but this was only a slogan as Puno culture was exquisite when dealing with a Puno Aristocracy, where born "CHOLO PUNEÑO."

This dance shows us as the Puneño Gallants with Cholita Puneña, falling in love with and playing a sort of youth dance behind parents prohibiting this type of gallantry in those dates, now all Puneños of all ages practice, there are schools where builds over a style with its own dance melody.
  Native or Indigenous Dances

Sicuris, Chacareros, Llameritos, Yapuchiris, Tambillo Carnival, Kashua Capachica, Jakelos, the Chujchus, Cahuiris, Sicumorenos, Unu boxes, Carnival Capullani, Satiris, Tinti Wacas, Pinquilladas, Ayarachis, shock Lluscajake, Anapia Island Lakitas, Sicuris, Vilque Carnival, sauna Island Kawas Chullo, Carnival mill Kapí, Wapululos, Wifalas, Vicuñitas, Pope Tarpuy, Tita Titas, Llamayuris, Mallku Condoriri, Kajchas, Patambuco Carnival, Chakalladas, Tucumano, agricultural dances as Chusqui-Chuspi,erotic ceremonial as the Casarasiri.
  Dances with light suits

Diablada Puneña is an integral part of the theatrical repertoire used Andino-altiplanico for the Spanish colonization and the catequización accompanying, to teach the native to the Americas the precepts of the Christian faith and the history of Empire, in view of the colonists.

Among other dances are: Morenada, King Moreno, King Caporal, Llamerada, Kullawada, Kallahuaya, consists consists, Tuntuna, etc.


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