Puno: Carabaya festival will host international alpaca

In International Raymi Paqocha participate exponents and abroad, reported the regional president of Puno, Mauricio Rodriguez.

Puno. Speaking to Andina said the event will take place from 21 to 25 October and is organized by the provincial municipality, in coordination with the regional administration and the Ministry of Agriculture.

"This is an international exhibition called party also alpaca, which will involve the best breeders of this species both local and foreign, allowing an exchange of experiences," he said.

The regional authority said that the Mayor of Carabaya has extended invitations to alpaca breeders in Australia, New Zealand, among other countries.

"Carabaya was chosen to host this event because it is known as the world capital of alpaca, because here are the best specimens of this species from Peru," noting that the event will also be exhibited alpaca derivatives and there will be prizes for the best breeders.

The highland department houses about two and a half million alpacas, estimated the regional authority.


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