Pictures Peruvian Festivals: Virgin of the Carmen
La Virgen del Carmen (Our Lady of Mount Carmel) is a devotion of the Virgin Mary. The festival in honor of “ Mamacha Carmen”, takes place in July, in the town of Paucartambo, in Cusco. Celebrations of music and dance take place during five days. On the most important day of the festival, the virgin is borne aloft in a procession.
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