Friendship Parade - Corsican Friendship in Arequipa
Each year Arequipa, Peru’s second largest city, celebrates its foundation anniversary with the Corso de la Amistad, the Friendship Parade, on August 15.
While throughout the month there are several cultural and art events including food and art fairs, exhibitions, dance and music festivals, concerts, (military) parades, sport activities and competitions, the highlight of the birthday celebrations is the Corso de la Amistad, the Friendship Parade
The Corso is a huge daylong parade consisting of folkloric dancers, traditional costumes, marching bands and a wide variety of floats. Expect as well lots of fun, a happy atmosphere and great local food and drinks.
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