Cultural and Travel News Peru

Lima hosts an exhibition showing crafts from all over Peru

Friday May 27, 2016

The Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry in Peru is organizing a fair called “From our hands” with the purpose of promoting the handmade works from local artisans and to be able to turn this into a source of income for them.

During this year’s edition 123 artisans coming from Lima, Ayacucho, Cusco, Cajamarca, Piura, Puno, Junin, Arequipa, Huancavelica,Loreto, Amazonas, Apurimac, Callao, La Libertd, Pasco, Lambayeque, San Martin and Ucayali will participate.

Every year the event grows bigger, developing itself as a way for the artisans to connect with the market (more…)

Collection of Peruvian textile is shown in Italy

Monday April 18, 2016

An exhibition of Peruvian textile is hown during the Milano Design Week in Italy held at Ventura Lambrate (VL 2016). There is a total of over 70 pieces made by 23 different artists from the Ayacucho and the Lambayeque regions.

It shows the latest contemporary design innovations brought by renowned talents in Peru, independent studios, galleries, academies and institutions from all over the world.

The collection is called “Encuentro bajo el sol de los Dioses” (more…)

Peruvian Pisco won a gold medal in Russia!

Thursday March 03, 2016

The 11th and the 12th of February this year the 23rd International Exhibition for Food expo was held in Moscow. During this event the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture awarded the Peruvian “pisco macerado” and “maca” with a gold medal, and the “Chulpi corn” with a silver medal.

Local and traditional products from 64 countries were displayed at the exhibition. Both the Peruvian products stood out during the International Tasting Contest to find the best product, and won the gold and silver medals. (more…)

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