Please join us for a free performance by Peru Andino New York at Landmark on Main Street on November 28th at 3pm. This performance is part of World Music Sundays, made possible via a partnership between Long Island Traditions and Landmark on Main Street with grant support from the New York Council on the Arts.
Peru Andino New York has been performing in the New York area since 1990. Led by founders Peter Apaza and Rosa Volida, the group performs traditional music and dance while costumed in handmade Peruvian attire. Today the group includes up to 30 people, ages 14 to 45 years of age. Their extensive repertoire of dances includes marinera Puneña, diablada, morenada, tuntuna, tobas, cullada, saya, llamarada, negrillos, turkuy, and carnival de Arequipa.
Peter Apaza was born in the city of Puno, in the southern region of Puno, Peru. He brought his traditional music with him to the U.S. and later founded Peru Andino with his sister, Rosa Volida. Peru Andino has an extensive repertoire of 30 dances and an extensive collection of traditional costume dresses
The program is free but proof of covid vaccination is required for entry. For more information, click here.