The tourist districts of Huacho, Caleta de Carquín and Végueta of the province of Huaura are ready to commemorate the feast of San Pedro, patron of fishermen and of the city of Huacho.
Celebrations begin today, end on June 29 and the mayor of the provincial municipality of Huaura announced several artistic, social, cultural and religious activities, according to a press release.
“One of the most important is the procession of the sacred image of San Pedro through the streets of the hospitality capital, where there will be a large presence of faithful Catholics”, they informed. “The image of the patron will travel in a small boat by the Huaraz sea to the district of Caleta de Carquín”, they continued.
In addition, from June 22 to 24 the celebrations of San Pablo, another Catholic saint, took place in this region.
“Likewise, the artisans will show Milco, the mascot of the Pan-American Games Lima 2019, made from totora and reed, a natural resource that abounds in the area. The Milco de Végueta measures 4.50 meters and will be exhibited in its main square until July 26 and then it will be transferred to the Albuferas Lagoon of Medio Mundo for the Rowing and Canoe Sprint competitions”, the press release revealed.
(Source: Press release)
(Cover Photo: Press release)
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