Arts/Culture

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

Tucume Museum — A Best World Tourism Project

The Tucume Museum, on the north coast in Lambayeque, has been recognized by the British Travel Writers Guild, BTWG, as one of this year’s Best World Tourism Projects. The museum re-opened in late 2014 after a remodeling that required an investment of some $3.5 million and included a new distribution […]

Peru Captain Pizarro Uses Quechua at Copa America

Peru has lost its chances in the Copa America but the team’s long-time captain and Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro has gained recognition for another reason: his use of Quechua on social media. In an ironic twist to his surname from Spanish conquistadors, the soccer captain was recognized this past week by […]

Three Peruvian Restaurants Among World’s 50 Best

Three Peruvian Restaurants Among World’s 50 Best

Central Restaurant, tucked into a quiet corner of Miraflores’ popular dining neighborhood, has been ranked the fourth best restaurant in the world, in the 2015 World’s 50 Best restaurants competition announced in London yesterday. Headed by chefs Virgilio Martinez and Pina León, Central remains Latin America’s best restaurant for the second year […]

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel Laureate Mo Yan to Visit Lima

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan will be in Lima later this week and is to give a talk at San Marcos University on May 23* in the afternoon. A prolific novelist and short story writer, Mo Yan was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 2012.   In 2011, then-chairman of the […]