Every year on the third Sunday of July Peruvians celebrate one of their beloved dishes: Pollo a la Brasa. Pollo a la Brasa, also known as Peruvian chicken or rotisserie chicken, is one of the most consumed dishes in the country.
As its special day coincides with the month long festivities for Fiestas Patrias and the National Pisco Day, often all three together are celebrated at gastronmic fairs held aross the country. Additionally, several pollerías (rotisserie chicken restaurants) everywhere in Peru offer special deals to attract customers.
Read more about the Pollo a la Brasa Day in our article "Peru’s Rotisserie Chicken Day".
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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