Celebrate the Peruvian declaration of independence from Spain
July 28, 1824
Peruvian NYC is ceviche and pisco, flutes, Pre-Colombian and Contemporary art. We are in Paterson, NJ and Jackson Heights, Queens.
138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
La Zapatera Prodigiosa (Spanish comedy)
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18
Sin Wifi También Se Vive (Colombian stand-up)
Mexican, Peruvian, and Chilean antiquities are on sale in the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas auction, Mon, May 15, 2017
Chinese Jades “Mythical Beasts – The Divinity of Dragons” through Apr 22. Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Spanish work at the AIPAD Photography Show booth #500 Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017
The Peruvian-American artist shows an installation, “Smoke Signals: Sculpting in Time,” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Apr 7 – May 13, 2017
The 2017 World Cup Russia is Jun 14 – Jul 15, 2018. South American qualifying continues Wed, Aug 30, 2017
The Septuagesima is Feb 12, but Venice Carnavale starts Feb 11. Rio Carnaval starts Feb 24. Barranquilla Carnaval starts Feb 25. The whole party ends on Carnival Tuesday (Mardi Gras), Feb 28, 2017.
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French-Canadian, Honduran, Italian, Mexican, & Peruvian art at Pier 90 Mar 1-5, 2017
Sunday, October, 8, 2017
Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel’s 2016 documentary about the clash between Peru’s Amazonian people and the government screens at Film Forum Wednesday, August 17 to Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The South American soccer championship celebrated its centennial in the USA June 3-26, 2016. Chile defeated Argentina to become champions. Chile will represent South America in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017.
Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women featuring soprano María Valdés and baritone Efraín Solís
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm
Barbés presents Chicha Libre, Peruvian-influenced Pscyhedelic Cumbia with Brooklyn attitude Mon Sep…
Paterson, New Jersey is the center of metropolitan New York City’s Peruvian community. It is the largest Peruvian-American community in the United States.
Jazz trumpeter Gabriela Algeria and his Afro-Peruvian Sextet are the top Peruvian band in New York City. They regularly play jazz venues all over town.
Peruvian Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa put modern Peruvian literature on the map. He is a regular visitor to New York City.
Fashion photographer Mario Testino is also regularly in New York City.
Peru is the home of the descendants of the Incas, who were one of the world’s most advanced civilizations in their time and the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. Lima, Peru was the first capital of Spanish South America in the 16th Century. Peruvian culture blends Inca, Spanish and African influences. There is a lot more to it than the Andean flute players who play New York City’s streets for tips.
“You are what you eat,” so the saying goes. Peruvian food is rich compared to most cuisine in Latin America. Peruvian food is often served in large portions. The seafood is especially delicious. Peruvian grilled chicken is becoming popular in New York.
Potatoes were first domesticated in southern Peru and have been bred into over a thousand varieties that are now grown around the world.
Although the U.S. English pronunciation has lost its association with the Peruvian capital, Lima beans (Phaseolus lunatus) originated in Peru. Their name comes from the place of origin on boxes exported to the Americas and Europe by the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru.
Tomatoes and Quinoa are also from the Andes region.
Ceviche is a signature Peruvian dish. It is believed to have been brought to Peru by Moorish women from Granada who came with the conquistadors.
Pisco, the national liquor of Peru, is an Andean grape brandy. The Spaniards distilled wine to make it easier to ship. Pisco was the most popular liquor of the California Gold Rush of 1849.