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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. This ... read more
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Peruvian Flag 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
9th July 2011

Gotta love that culture
Aren't they fantastic! Wonderful photos and blog.

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