Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria
Created on November 4, 2011
Uploaded by Darren Alff
This is a festival honoring the Virgin of Candelaria who is the patron saint of Puno, Peru, where this festival is held. It is one of the largest festivals of culture, music, and dancing in Peru and one of the largest festivals in South America. Puno is a lakeside city, and about 40,000 people congregate here for the week long festivities of dancing, music, drinking, food, and fun. This video gives you insight to all of that for a tourist, but unfortunately it is not in English.
The purpose of this video is to help people plan and prepare for their own tours of Peru by leading by example and sharing his own experiences.
Darren Alff is a bicyclist who started his company and website Bicycle Touring Pro since 2001. He has been travelling the world on his bike and teaches people through his own experience on how to create their own cultural touring adventures.
It is standard YouTube licensing and copyrighted to Bicycle Touring Pro
Alff, D. (2011, November 4). Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria – Puno, Peru. Retrieved February 21, 2017, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr6hvTOTyGU
The Pukllay Carnival-Promperu
Created on May 16, 2016
Uploaded by Alan Brian
This video is about the Pukllay Carnival in Andahuayalas, Peru and is Quechua for “to play”. It shows the clothes, music, and dancing that is indigenous to the Quechua people. This national carnival video gives you some insight of what the festival would be like for tourists but it is not in English.
Purpose of this video was to be made for the Peru Export and Tourism Promotion board to promote the traditional Carnival of Pukllay.
Alan Brain is a filmmaker who has produced over 20 films on many different cultural topics.
This copyrighted 2016 All rights reserved to Promperu/Centurión Producciones
Brain, A. (2016, May 16). The Pukllay Carnival-Promperu. Retrieved February 21, 2017, from https://vimeo.com/167259538