Festival of San Sebastian in Cusco

Cusco has an impressive array of festivals and events that are celebrated year round. Julie Gibb and Christian Morrison were lucky enough to be in Cusco for the Day of San Sebastian on 20th January, and sent us these colourful photos that share the atmosphere of this typical celebration!  if you are planning a trip to Peru, be sure to check out our comprehensive festivals calendar, so you can time your trip to coincide with one of the local events!

http://www.apus-peru.com/trip-planning/cultural_events_calendar.htm

A colourfully dressed comparsa.

A colourfully dressed comparsa.

San Sebastian, carried through the streets.

San Sebastian, carried through the streets.

Truly incredible costumes!

Truly incredible costumes!

The Plaza of San Sebastian, full of festival goers and worshippers.

The Plaza of San Sebastian, full of festival goers and worshippers.

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