Culture

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 18, 2016 2 comments

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the  Full Article »

American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 19, 2016 1 comment

American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute

“The Debt,” an American film which explores Peru’s sovereign-debt lawsuit and other issues, opened in U.S. theaters last week. The film’s plot entwines the stories of American hedge fund manager Oliver,  Full Article »

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 14, 2016 1 comment

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s central bank has issued a new sol coin which features pottery and architecture from the Shipibo-Conibo culture found in the eastern jungle state of Ucayali. The bank will issue  Full Article »

Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 15, 2016 1 comment

Luck and persistence take Peru to Copa America quarterfinals

Peru has emerged from group play with two shaky victories over Brazil and Haiti to advance to the elimination stage in the Copa America Centenario. After an unimpressive victory over  Full Article »

Peru violinist Pauchi Sasaki wins esteemed apprenticeship
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru violinist Pauchi Sasaki wins esteemed apprenticeship

Peruvian violinist Pauchi Sasaki was selected to apprentice under American composer Philip Glass by the Rolex Mentor and Protege Initiative. The Rolex Mentor and Protege Initiative panel of experts designates  Full Article »

The Afro-Peruvian poet behind Kuczynski’s one-liner
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 6, 2016 Leave a comment

The Afro-Peruvian poet behind Kuczynski’s one-liner

The career of Afro-Peruvian poet Nicomedes Santa Cruz came into the limelight as his most famous line found its way into the 2016 presidential debates. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski trailed Keiko  Full Article »

Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario
Posted by Colin Post on May 17, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru national soccer team named for Copa America Centenario

The Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF) has named the official national selection for the centennial Copa America tournament in the United States. Team manager Ricardo Gareca surprised Peru’s sports fans in  Full Article »

Peru’s hottest rock ‘n’ roll bands 50 years ago today
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 14, 2016 5 comments

Peru’s hottest rock ‘n’ roll bands 50 years ago today

In the mid-60’s — inspired by rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm ‘n’ blues from the US and UK — Peru’s music industry experienced a golden age. These are some of Peru’s musical gems from exactly 50  Full Article »

French photographer portrays Inca capital at exhibit in Lima
Posted by Colin Post on May 11, 2016 Leave a comment

French photographer portrays Inca capital at exhibit in Lima

The Alliance Française is hosting an exhibit of French photographer Julie Baudin’s portrayal of Peru’s southern city of Cusco in black and white. The exhibit titled “Celebrations of Cusco: fervor  Full Article »