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Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 20, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance

Award-winning actress Magaly Solier will star in a one-person live performance featuring singing and storytelling about love in Peru. Solier will direct and star in “Ricchari warmi,” which is Quechua  Full Article »

Peru singer showcases Quechua by covering English hits
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru singer showcases Quechua by covering English hits

Peruvian singer Renata Flores has brought renewed focus to the Quechua language with successful covers of popular English-language singles. Flores’ cover of “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael  Full Article »

Scissors dancers impress at Lima breakdancing competition
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2015 1 comment

Scissors dancers impress at Lima breakdancing competition

Traditional Peruvian scissors dancers made an impressive appearance at the Red Bull BC One breakdancing competition held in Callao on Friday night. The Red Bull BC One is the world’s  Full Article »

Peru holds ethnic diversity conference for children
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru holds ethnic diversity conference for children

Today Peru’s education ministry completed the Tinkuy convention of children representing various ethnic communities throughout the country. Named for the Quechua word for “meeting,” the fourth annual conference brought 148  Full Article »

Lima film festival honors Werner Herzog
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Lima film festival honors Werner Herzog

The Lima film festival honored German filmmaker Werner Herzog with a lifetime achievement award during its closing ceremony on Saturday. Herzog, director of films including “Grizzly Man,” “Rescue Dawn” and  Full Article »

Quechua completes 40 years as an official language
Posted by Colin Post on May 27, 2015 Leave a comment

Quechua completes 40 years as an official language

Quechua, the native tongue of the Inca civilization, completed 40 years today as an official state language in Peru. Quechua was declared an official language on May 27, 1975. According  Full Article »