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Virgen del Carmen Cuzco Festivity 2019

Where

Paucartambo Cuzco.

109 Km from Cusco City in Paucartambo Province, Peru.

When

From 14 July 2019

To 18 July 2019

Links

Info Aremika Travel
Face Paucartambo.com
Insta #mamachadelcarmen
Wikipedia Fiesta Virgen Carmen

Description

“Virgen del Carmen de Paucartambo Festivity” “Mamacha del Carmen”Celebrations from July 14 to 18, 2019. Central Date Tuesday, July 15.
This religious and folkloric festival dates back to the 17th century, when the Spanish crown sent the image of the Virgin del Carmen Paucartambo.
Music, comparsas, processions, dances with masks of different characters, typical costumes of the area, thousands of local and foreign tourists travel every year to receive the blessings from Mamacha de Paucartambo.
Since 2006, the Ministry of Culture declares the festivity as the National Cultural Heritage. The statue of the Virgin of Carmen was crowned by Pope John Paul II during his pilgrimage to Peru in 1985.
Height 2830 m.a.s.l.