Corpus Christi celebration in Cusco

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Date: Thursday, 03 June 2021

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.

Being one of the most important religious happenings of the year in Cusco, the Corpus Christi celebration is a colorful and traditional affair with folkloric dance groups and music bands.

Celebrations include numerous processions, typical dishes from the area, local music, dances and colorful costumes.

Read more about the festivities in our article "Corpus Christi in Cusco"

Corpus Christi in Cusco

Peruvian Public Holidays & Festivities
Around the globe 9 weeks after Easter the Christian community celebrates Corpus Christi, so the Eucharist being the actual presence of the body and...

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Date
Thursday, 03 June 2021
Venue / Location:
Cusco

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