South Pasadena, CA 91030 - Contact: (626) 664-0944 / (626) 799-4632
Feel Transported to the High Mountains of Peru With Ancient Rhythms of the Andes, Where You Will Enjoy Music and Dances Presented By “RAICES PERUANAS” Presenting Afro-Peruvian dances and dances from the Inca’s land Exotic and colorful dances from the Andes, coast, and the jungle Centro Cultural Raíces Peruanas de Los Angeles California is a non-profit cultural institution founded in Los Angeles, California in 1989. Its membership is comprised of students and young professionals whose main goal is to continue developing and disseminating the arts through music and dance. Raíces Peruanas is formed of a group of over 20 members, some native of Peru’s different regions and others USA born – Peruvian descent, thus forming unique groups of true messengers and disseminators of their own ethnic background, making Raíces Peruanas a rich blend of Peruvian culture and tradition.
Raíces Peruanas is an objectively-geared effort and contribution to the strengthening of our identity as Peruvians living in a foreign, far-away land. Raíces Peruanas is based in preserving tradition and in the cultural millennia legacy that continues living on and constitutes our TRUE CULTURE.
Raíces Peruanas is currently formed by a cast of renowned musicians and dancers, masters of unique and diverse music, dance, and movement which during each of their performances, strike the audience with a new sense of beauty and the realization of a new reality never before seen.