World Architecture Festival has announced the winner of its inaugural Water Research Prize. First place was awarded to a team of students from Pontificia Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) who designed a water management system that “captures, stores, and treats rainwater and inserts it into pre-existing water networks.” Continue reading Peruvian University Students Win World Architecture Festival’s Inaugural ‘Water Research Prize’
If you’re a fan of Peruvian food, you’re going to love the latest record broken by Universidad San Ignacio Loyola S.A. and Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco.
After extensive planning and coordination of organizers, both universities managed to create the world’s Largest Causa in Cusco, Peru.
Causa is a traditional dish of the region, typically served as an appetizer and made with potatoes, egg, shrimp, and avocado.
After 12 hours of uninterrupted work, the final amount recorded amounted to 590.65 kg (1,302.16 lb), beating the minimum by more than 100 kg. Read More via GuinessWorldRecords.
Luis Soto is narrating Peru’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1982 in his native language, Quechua, the latest move to keep a fading oral tradition alive. Continue reading Broadcasts in a Native Language, Speaking to Every Corner of Peru
NASA is Growing Potatoes in Peru to Simulate Mars
NASA is growing potatoes in Peru under conditions that mimic the Martian atmosphere and soil.
Dancing for the Virgin of Candelaria in Peru
The Virgin of Candelaria festival is the largest celebration in Peru; the third-largest in South America.
Solo Exhibition of New Works by Artist Cecilia Paredes Opens at Ruiz-Healy Art
Ruiz-Healy Art will participate in FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA International Photography Festival and will present The Wandering Flight a solo exhibition of new works by internationally renowned artist Cecilia Paredes. FULL STORY
Durham College Helps School in Peru Beef up Culinary Program
A college in Peru is beefing up its culinary arts program thanks to some expertise from Durham College.
Staff from Durham College recently travelled to the Centro Experimental de Formación Profesional (CEFOP), a technical and vocational college in Trujillo, Peru.
Their goal is to help the school … http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/08/15/durham-college-helps-school-peru-beef-culinary-program/