Saturday, August 3, 2013

PAST: FESTIVAL: Final Day of the Kaypi Peru Festival at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Learn more about the Richness and Diversity of Peru and have a chance to purchase Handmade Crafts from Indigenous Artisans! SUN, August 3rd from 10:00am - 5:30pm, Free

Celebrate the Art and Culture of Peru at the Kaypi Peru Festival this week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Tuesday, July 29th - Sunday, August 3rd
10:00am - 5:30pm

Join the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian this week for the Kaypi Perú Festival, celebrating the indigenous cultures of Peru. Kaypi Perú, which means "This is Peru" in the Quechua language, is a week-long festival devoted to sharing and celebrating the richness and diversity of Peru through traditional dances and live music, photo exhibitions, films, lectures, Peruvian food and drinks, and hands-on activities for kids and families. The festival will also include exhibition and sale of handmade crafts by indigenous Peruvian artisans.

The festival is presented with the Embassy of Peru and a partnership with the Amazon Conservation Association, National Geographic Society and the Mountain Institute.

Smithsonian's National Museum of American Indian
4th & Independence Ave SW
Metro: L’Enfant Plaza L’Enfant Plaza (Blue/Orange/Green/Yellow lines), exit Maryland Avenue/Smithsonian Museums. On the National Mall between the Air & Space Museum and the U.S. Capitol Building. For Bus,Lines 30, 32, 34–36—Friendship Heights/Southern Avenue

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