Festivity of Virgen de la Candelaria of PunoPeru
Representative List 2014
EN: February 2nd. The image of the Virgen de la Candelaria in the Puno Cathedral
EN: The Virgen de la Candelaria generates enormous devotion among her congregation
EN: The image of the Virgin is moved through the main streets of the city
EN: Rehearsal of a traditional dance in a rural community.
EN: Groups of traditional rural dances appear before the Virgin to show their faith.
EN: The Festivity generates a massive artisanal production of costumes
EN: Manufacture of traditional tin masks from the Andean plateau
EN: Traditional groups of sikuris pay homage to the Virgin in her shrine.
EN: Groups of urban dances called of "embroidered costumes" appear before the Virgin.
EN: Massive contest of traditional dances in honour of the Virgen de la Candelaria.