Carnival in Cajamarca

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Carnival in Cajamarca, Peru

Cajamarca Carnival is one of the largest festivals and the most important carnival held in Peru. Therefore it is called "Cajamarca, capital of the Peruvian Carnival".

OFFICIAL PROGRAM 2016

  • Saturday February 06
    • 10:30 am: Entry of "Ño Carnavalón"
    • Route: Independencia Avenue, Sucre Jiron, Atahualpa Avenue, Musical Oval, Evitamiento Railroad, Luis Rebaza Neyra Avenue, Qhápac Ñán fairground (end of the route).
    • 11:00 am: "Sancochado" Festival
    • Location: "Cumbemayo" Neighborhood
    • 11:00 pm: "Dancing Queens"
    • Location: "Costa del Sol" Hotel
  • Sunday February 07
    • 10:00 am: Competition of Patrols and Comparses
  • Monday, February 08
    • 10:00 am: Great Corso of Carnival
    • Route: Perimeter complex Qhápac Ñán
  • Tuesday, February 09
    • 8:00 pm: Wake of "Ño Carnavalón"
  • Wednesday February 10
    • 10:30 am: Funeral of "Ño Carnavalón"



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