Various civic, cultural, artistic, sports, social and community service activities have been scheduled for Trujillo, City of Eternal Spring.
The Trujillo Lions Club announced that this year the celebration of the 71st International Spring Festival will be held from September 23 to October 1, with various civic, cultural, artistic, sports, social and community service activities.
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When will the spring parade of Trujillo take place?
One of the most awaited activities by the national and international public is the great spring parade, which will take place on October 1 and will include the participation of foreign queens and North American bastoneras. The festival queen, Anabell Maza Escobal, and the children’s queen, Ivanna Carlos Bocanegra, will grace the parade.
What you will find at the International Spring Festival
Since its first edition in 1950, this festival has not stopped summoning national and international tourists. All of them come to the City of Eternal Spring ready to spend a few days full of fun and cultural enrichment. Thanks to the Lions Club, every year, this event presents an enormous variety of artistic, gastronomic and sports activities.
The president of the Trujillo Lions Club, Jorge De La Rosa, said that one of the most outstanding activities is the drawing and painting contest, in tribute to Toti Goicochea, as well as the return of the fashion show, which has not been organized since 2016. In addition, there will be a presentation of ballet and the symphony orchestra, as well as visits to the Hogar de la Niña, the Josefina Pinillos de Larco nursery and the residence for the elderly.
This is the main attraction of the festival, with the participation of beauty queens flanked by majorettes and groups of typical Peruvian dancers, as well as allegorical floats with picturesque decorations. Also, in this multitudinous parade can be seen different groups of school children. The activity is carried out through the main streets of Trujillo and serves as the closing of the event.
Paso Horse Competition
This traditional parade features the famous “chalán trujillano”. This rider, dressed in a straw hat and brown vicuña fiber poncho, demonstrates all his skill and class accompanied by a dancer. Both delight the spectators with an elegant choreography performed outdoors to the rhythm of the marinera.
Coronation of the Spring Queen
This is another activity that gathers thousands of people during the festival. In it, glamour and feminine charm come together for the pleasure and enjoyment of the public. For a few hours, different national and international ladies exhibit all their beauty parading in elegant dresses.
These are just a few reasons why a visit to Trujillo during the last days of September and the first days of October should be on your agenda. As you may have noticed, the International Spring Festival is the perfect alternative if you are looking for unique and new sensations. Through this event, you will be able to get to know the wide culture of our country, as well as the greatest charms of the City of Eternal Spring.
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