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Puno Travel Guide

Folklore in Puno

Actually the city of Puno has been named the "Capital folklórica del Perú" (folkloric capital of Peru) from the wealth of its artistic and cultural expressions, particularly dance. They are most notable during the celebrations of the Feast of the "Virgen de la Candelaria" and the Regional Competition of Autochthonous Dances.

Every year during the first week of February one of the more important celebrations folkloric of Peru is commemorated, in honor to the pattern of Puno, the Virgin of the Candelaria.

Some Holidays in Puno:
• Celebration of San Sebastián is celebrated from 18 to the 20 of January in Juliaca.
• Celebration of the Cruz is celebrated from 2 to the 4 of May in Puno and Huancané.
• The Tourist Jubilee Week of Puno, the first week of November.

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