NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN CUSCO
Cusco develop a general program to celebrate the National Independence Day with a series of military activities, school parades, concerts, food festivals, serenades, burning castles and others.
CIVIC MILITARY PARADE
The Municipal Company of Celebrations of Cusco, develop a series of activities which aim to create a patriotic atmosphere; so that EMUFEC conjunction with the Regional Directorate of Education, Education Management Unit and 5th Mountain Brigade of Cusco scheduled the school parades with the participation of the primary and secondary levels, as well as the higher institutes.
These parades are held in the Plaza de Armas, at the end of the parades, the first places are awarded with corresponding pennants, the winners will participate the next day in the Military Civic Parade which also involved the armed forces, police and military.
FESTIVAL CUSCO CELEBRATES PERU
Parallel to the parades takes place a food and music festival in the Regocijo square from noon, with presentation of musical artists, dances of Peru and the best of Peruvian food accompanied by typical drinks.