Trujillo Spring Festival

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Trujillo Spring Festival
Genre Spring Festival
Begins September
Ends October
Frequency annual
Location(s) Trujillo, Peru
Years active 1950 - present
Inaugurated 1950
Most recent 62° edition (2012)
Attendance 25.000 (estimated)
Website
www.clubdeleones.8k.com

The Trujillo Spring Festival[1][2] is a festival and cultural event that takes place in the Peruvian city of Trujillo, between the end of September and beginning of October each year. This spring festival is considered one of the most representative of Trujillo city and honors its nickname of City of the everlasting spring. This festival is also one of the largest in the country and attracts the attendance of thousands of tourists from around the planet.[3] The main attraction of this festival is a traditional Corsican or spring parade, involving mainly beauty queens of Lions clubs across the continent; in the parade there's a competition in the decoration about spring allegory and to be honored with the award called the gold lion. It is organized by the Lions Club of Trujillo.

History[edit]

The first Trujillo spring festival was held in 1950, and since that time has been held each year with the presence of many visitors from all around the world. The organization is in charge of the Lions Club of Trujillo. The International Spring Festival was formalized by Supreme Decree No. 15 of May 31, 1961 and by Act of Congress No. 15621 of September 28, 1965 which Trujillo was appointed with the title of "Capital of Spring" for the first government of Fernando Belaunde Terry.[4] In recent editions of the festival artistic presentations are made in various parts of the city.[5] By the 61st International Spring Festival, through regional ordinance on September 30, 2011, in the province of Trujillo was declared a holiday.[6]

Characters of the festival[edit]

  • Queens
  • Guaripolas
  • Mucisian bands
  • Dance groups
  • Allegoric cars

Gallery[edit]

Parade at the Trujillo Spring Festival
Queens in the Paseo de Aguas in Víctor Larco District 
Spring Queens 
Guaripolas in Trujillo Spring Festival 
Guaripolas in a show 

Peruvian paso in spring[edit]

During Trujillo spring festival in September and October there is peruvian paso contest.[7] Trujillo is known and considered as the Cradle of the typical Peruvian Paso Horse[8] as well as the Capital of Culture of Peru[9] so as the Capital of the Marinera dance and as the city of the everlasting spring.

Peruvian paso
Peruvian paso dancing marinera

Queens of Trujillo Spring festival[edit]

Queen of festival Year
1 Lilli Clarke Cabada 1951
2 Lucila Grijalba Yturri 1952
3 Janeth Barriga Bringas 1954
4 Teresa Pinillos Ganoza 1956
5 Rocío de la Riva Rossi 1958
6 Victoria Pinillos Monteverde 1959
7 Cecilia Manucci Vega 1961
8 Daisi Ganoza Birrel 1967
9 María Antonieta De Orbegoso Alvarado 1968
10 Mónica Ponce de León 1969
11 Ana María Hoyle Montalva 1971
12 Hortencia Rey Ganoza 1973
13 Yela Nestorovic Razzeto 1974
14 Sarita Bickel Vargas 1975
15 Jeanete Sánchez Ferrer Barriga 1976
16 Lía Iturri Cano 1977
17 Patricia Casuso Cubas 1981
18 María del Carmen Ganoza Delfín 1983
19 Catherine Deheza Vásquez 1999
20 María Florencia de Orbegoso Piedra 1997
21 Lorena Mantilla 2010
22 Estrella Delgado Parker Vanini[10] 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish)"Festival de la Primavera en Trujillo". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ (in Spanish)"Festival Internacional de Primavera en Trujillo". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ (in Spanish)"Turistas arriban por Festival Internacional de Primavera". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ (in Spanish)"Trujillo Capital de la Primavera". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ (in Spanish)"Festival de Primavera llega por tercera vez a Moche". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ (in Spanish)"Feriado no laborable por Festival de la Primavera en Trujillo". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Caballos de Paso-Festival de la Primavera". Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ Tourist Climate Guide - Perú, Page 115 http://www.senamhi.gob.pe/?p=0702
  9. ^ Fiscalía de la Nación, Ministerio Público – Fiscalía de la Nación: Información del distrito judicial La Libertad. Consultado el 15 de abril de 2012.
  10. ^ "Cultura Moche deslumbra a embajadoras de Primavera". 2012. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 

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