Cultural and Travel News Peru

Lima´s food fair “Mistura” to conquer the international market

Tuesday September 06, 2016
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Every year the gastronomic fair “Mistura” is held in Lima, presenting cooking shows and offering the best of Peruvian food to visitors. The fair is organized by the Peruvian Society of Gastronomy (Apega), a nonprofit association founded by the famous Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio.

Mistura is gaining more and more popularity and has chances to expand on an international level next year. Possibly the food fair will be held in Santiago (Chile), Cordova (Argentina), Bogota (Colombia), Miami, and New York (United States), as part of their efforts to conquer the international market. (more…)

PPK is officially President-Elect of Peru

Thursday June 30, 2016
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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was officially named President-Elect of Peru on Tuesday. The ceremony was held in Lima at the Municipal Theater, where PPK received official documentation of his victory in the presidential election.

Numerous government officials and leaders were present at the ceremony. The ceremony included the playing of Peru´s national anthem, a reading of the results of the election by the National Election Board, a presentation of documents to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, and a speech by the President-Elect himself. (more…)

An inside look into Peru´s new president: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Tuesday June 14, 2016
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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was born on October 3, 1938 in Lima, Peru. His father was a German doctor who did missions and research along the coast of Peru.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynzki grew up living among Iquitos, Puno, Cusco, and Lima. The Kuczynski family was not well-off, so all of Pedro Pablo´s education was funded through scholarships. That being said, he managed to attend some impressive schools, including Princeton and Oxford.

He also was very interested in music as a young boy. In Switzerland and England, he took various classes in composition, piano, and flute. (more…)

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