Rioja, the town where you live the best carnival in the Peruvian Amazon

Rioja Carnival is one of the most representative festivities of the city of Rioja, where the entire population participates actively.

Diablos del Carnaval Riojano
Diablos del Carnaval Riojano - Rioja, Perú

Concurso Alegórico
Concurso Alegórico - Desfile de Carros Alegóricos

Carros Alegóricos
Carros Alegóricos - Reina del Carnaval

Carnival Rioja has become in recent years one of the main festivals in this town, where the entire population is prepared months in advance to enjoy this festival, taking part in all activities organized by neighborhoods, each of these involved with his troupe in the contest of comparsas, with their respective rules in the election of Miss Carnival and its float in the parade of cars that is organized every year. All these preparations have their investment so each neighborhood organizes various parties weeks before the main days of the festival, with the aim of raising funds to settle these costs and finally the most enthusiastic and creative neighborhood is what is proclaimed winner.

This festival is important for Riojanos because it is a good reason to reconnect with friends who return to their land in various parts of the world in order to visit his and especially enjoy the carnival festivities.

Rioja is currently "Capital of Carnival in the San Martin region", the last two years has captured the interest of the national press, so much so that proprietary programs such as Seventh Day and Panorama took their cameras Rioja to cover all events of this party. Besides the "Customs" TV Peru program, hosted by journalist Sonaly Tuesta he prepared a documentary with everything that exists in the Carnival.

If you are interested in living the Carnival Rioja, please visit the Official Website of this party www.carnavalriojano.com


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