La Fiesta de la Cruz

By Kaleb Timmsen

Why is this festival held?

This festival is held to honor and remember ancient Peruvian rituals and the Catholic annual calendar.

Where and when is this festival held?

This festival is celebrated all over Peru, and is celebrated on the third of May.

How many people go to the festival? What kinds of activities are there to watch? what kind of music? what kinds of food?

All kinds of people go to this festival, and a lot of people are always in attendance. Many go to watch the Scissors Dancers. In La Fiesta de la Cruz, there will be beautiful folk music, and many dances. There is always a big choice in foods. people make all kinds of foods for the festival.
Fiesta de la cruz de mayo en Cusco, Perú