Cajamarca’s 2014 Carnival opens at the Government Palace in Lima

Wednesday February 12, 2014
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Cajamarca, a city in the north of Peru, is known as the Peruvian capital of carnival. The month-long carnival in Cajamarca takes place every year in the months of February and March.

Last Saturday started the 2014 edition and this year there was something special about the opening: because of the program “Palace for Everybody”, the openings ceremony was held this year on the esplanade of the presidential palace.

The carnival of Cajamarca is one of the most important festivals in the region: all neighborhoods are participating in music and dance competitions and the people from Cajamarca, they organize a parade. For a month, there is nothing but happiness in the streets of the city.

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