Puno: Capital of Peruvian Folklore

Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Puno: Capital of Peruvian Folklore

Last weekend, Puno celebrated the last days of the Candelaria Festival. Puno, also called the Capital of Peruvian Folklore, host this big event with over 350 different dances. The dances as well as music and art of this region show the combination of Peruvian traditions and influences from abroad.

Oe of the most well-known typical dances is „La Diablada“. La Diablada is a symbolic Peruvian dance, representing the Andean-Christian syncretism and the battle between good and evil.
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