From Ceviche Day to Pisco Day

The Commercial Office of Peru in Spain kicks off summer staging an important gastronomic event to celebrate its identity.


The Commercial Office of Peru in Spain inaugurates summer staging an important gastronomic event that celebrates its identity. From today, Ceviche Day, until 26 July, Pisco Day, the office belonging to the Peruvian Embassy in Spain will hold a series of events to promote the Andean country as a gastronomic tourist destination.

The Ministry of Production of the Peruvian Republic has officially made the 28 June Ceviche Day to promote its consumption and disseminate the health benefits of the dish made of five basic ingredients: fish, lemon, onion, bell pepper and salt. Similarly, since 1999 the fourth Sunday of July is National Pisco Day. This variety of grape liqueur produced since the late sixteenth century in the departments of Arequipa, Ica, Lima, Moquegua and Tacna is undoubtedly the most international of Peru’s distilled spirits, declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation in 2007. The following year Peru became its foremost its foremost exporter.

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