Marinera, The National Dance of Peru July 1st 2011 The Festival of St Peter and Paul came to a close with an exhibition of La Marinera, The National Dance of Peru. Also as an introduction to the dancers several acrobats put on a rather confusing yet amusing performance which includes play fighting and a strange display of flirtation.
On this occasion it was the children who put on the show in their wonderful outfits and beautiful footwork.
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South America » Peru » Trujillo Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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