Today, July 29, the President of Peru, Martín Vizcarra is presiding the civic and military parade in the Brazil Avenue in Lima for Fiestas Patrias.
This event commemorates the 198 anniversary of Peru’s independence, which was celebrated yesterday.
Also in the official tribune, the minister of Defense, Jorge Moscoso, the president of Congress, Pedro Olaechea, the president of the Judicial power, José Luis Lecaros, and others are present.
Known as the “Great Civic-Military Parade”, it began with the raising of the country’s flag and the national anthem.
After a period of war, it was on July 28, 1821, that José de San Martín proclaimed Peru’s independence from Spain.