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Selvamonos 2017: Interview with French Duo Catfish

Hailing all the way from France, here’s an inside look at Catfish, an original duo that will be playing at this year’s Selvamonos 2017 in Oxapampa, Peru.

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Cultural Heroes and Pioneers: Peruvian Singer Sylvia Falcón Performs Classic Peruvian Fusion and Folk Songs With Ricardo Villanueva

Returning to the University of San Marcos in Lima, the two alumni delivered a stunning performance for their alma mater based in Peruvian traditional music with guitarist Ricardo Villanueva.

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A Traditional Wedding in Huancayo Style (PHOTOS)

A Huancayan family’s culture lives on despite their migration to Lima, with a traditional wedding that included the lavish and competitive pallpa (gift-giving) by the families of both the bride and groom.

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Celebrating the Peruvian Potato

Today, May 30th, is National Potato Day in Peru, home of the tuber that changed world history.

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A Beautiful and Ancient Peruvian Custom that Lives On: La Techada

The family gathering and celebration that accompanies the completion of one's roof has surprisingly profound origins in Peru's past'¦

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PArC and ArtLima 2017

PArC and ArtLima or When Lima Dresses Up in Art

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Yunza Traditions: A Tree Full of Presents

The celebration marks the end of the Carnaval festivals in Peru. What in the world is a yunza?

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Conversations with Latin American Art Legend Fernando de Szyszlo: Part Two

Between the Surreal, the Abstract and the Human, an exclusive interview with the Peruvian Art icon Fernando de Szyszlo continued.