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CARNAVALES EN AREQUIPA Y PERU

Location: Arequipa
Date: February

Description

Arequipa: CarnavalesCarnaval Arequipeño. During this event a carnival queen is chosen and there are parades, dances and folklore competitions. The festival is characterised by numerous water fights. Water (and sometimes other things) is thrown on passers by to celebrate. Carnival usually occurs around the 19th and 20th February and the dates are set throughout Peru as a national holiday.
 

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