Grand Feast of the Virgin of Candelaria

The Fiesta de la Candelaria is a major cultural festival held in Southern Peruvian city of Puno in February every year. The feast organized to honor the Virgin of Candelaria includes various religious, festive and cultural activities rooted deep in Catholic traditions besides representing symbolic elements of Andean people. It is a multi-day affair with different cultural and religion functions. Read more..

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