As in many countries around the globe, Peru commemorates the labor movement and the achievement of workers’ rights on May 1.
The Peruvian Labor Day was established as official public holiday in 1905 during the presidency of José Pardo y Barreda, after the first employment laws regulating the work of women and children, free Sundays, holidays and work accidents were introduced.
You can find more information in our article "Labor Day in Peru".
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Peruvian Flag Day
To honor the brave men that tried to protect Peruvian territory and the Peruvian flag on June 7, 1880 during the Battle of Arica, one of the most important encounters of the War of the Pacific between Peruvian forces and the Chilean enemy, Peru celebrates each year the National Flag Day.
Date : Wednesday, 07 June 2023
Corpus Christi celebration in Cusco
Around the globe the Christian community celebrates Corpus Christi, so the Eucharist being the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, 9 weeks after Easter. While this religious festival is celebrated throughout the country, the most enthusiastic and spectacular celebration is in Cusco.
Date : Thursday, 08 June 2023
Date : Thursday, 29 June 2023