Puno ex­pects spike

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THE largest re­li­gious cel­e­bra­tion in south­ern Peru is cur­rently tak­ing place with the re­gional tourism board say­ing that the event is ex­pected to at­tract up to 60,000 tourists this year.

The Fiesta de la Vir­gen de la Can­de­laria is a fes­ti­val in the city of Puno which fuses cul­ture, dance and mu­sic to­gether with Catholic doc­trine and lo­cal An­dean re­li­gion.

The event is de­clared an In­tan­gi­ble Cul­tural Her­itage of Hu­man­ity by UNESCO.

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