National Symbols of Peru

The national symbols of Peru have a deeply founded root in the country's history and represent what is unique about the nation. The Peruvian flag and the national anthem for example reflect different aspects of the cultural life and history. The official symbols of Peru are established by law and are part of the Political Constitution of Peru (Article 49).

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The red and white colors of the Peruvian flag were an inspiration of General José de San Martín. There are various theories and interpretations about its composition.
After Peru declared its independence in 1820, General José de San Martín began a public contest to select the National March, which was published on the 7th of August 1821 in the Gaceta Ministerial (Ministerial Gazette). After hearing all the presented compositions, they selected the last production of Master José Bernardo Alcedo.
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National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History - Lima, Peru.mp4

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Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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