APRIL (HOLY WEEK)
Lord of the Tremors
Religious feast including pilgrimage of local, national and foreign religious people. The procession of “Taytacha” also called Lord of the Tremors stands out.
Festivityof the Lord of Qoyllor Ritty: Ocongate – Quispicanchis
Religious feast also known as the feast of the Lord of the Ica. Pre-Hispanic rites fused with Christian rites can be seen during a celebration that last three days.
The staging of an ancient rite that expresses the relation of men with the universe, representing the sun as the main Inca divinity. Offerings to the Sun God are made.
Our Lady of Carmen / Paucartambo
The fest of Our Lady of Carmen or “Mamacha Carmen”, a religious feast that is massively attended, is celebrated with typical dances.
An offering to the Earth
Andean rite performed throughout the region with offerings as “payments” to Mother Earth as a sign of compensation and reverence for the harvests.
Santa Rosa de Lima Festival
Celebration of the Battle of Angamos
All Saints’ Day
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
It is an ancient celebration where Nativity scenes are built in every home. There is a great popular art fair in the City Square that is massively attended.
*The dates can vary according to the year.