History and Significance of Fexticum in Monsefú

 ## History and Significance of Fexticum in Monsefú




Fexticum is a traditional cultural fair held in Monsefú, Peru, every year during the month of July. The fair celebrates the rich culture and heritage of the region, including its food, handicrafts, music, and dance[1][2][3]. The fair has been held annually since 1973 and is named after the Feria de Exposiciones Típico Culturales de Monsefú[3].


The fair is the largest costumbrista fair in the Lambayeque region and is included in the National Tourist Calendar of Peru[2][4]. It features exhibitions, cultural shows, live music, traditional dances, and a national marinera contest[2][4]. Fexticum is a popular event that attracts visitors from all over the country and beyond[1][2].


Fexticum was created in 1973 by Professor Limberg Chero Ballena, who characterized Monsefú as a party district, since festivals are held throughout the year[2]. The fair is the most significant contribution to the Lambayecan identity and is considered the source of the tradition, flavor, and culture of the region[2]. The fair showcases the customs, cultural creativity, cuisine, crafts, and festive muchick culture of Monsefú[4].


Monsefú is renowned for its food and handicrafts, which are on display at the annual Fexticum festival[1]. The town is also known for being the home of the cumbia groups Grupo 5 and Hermanos Yaipen[1]. The fair is celebrated during Fiestas Patrias, which is a national holiday in Peru that commemorates the country's independence from Spain[1].


In conclusion, Fexticum is an important cultural event that celebrates the rich heritage of Monsefú and the Lambayeque region. The fair has been held annually since 1973 and is named after the Feria de Exposiciones Típico Culturales de Monsefú. It features exhibitions, cultural shows, live music, traditional dances, and a national marinera contest. Fexticum is a popular event that attracts visitors from all over the country and beyond.


Citations:

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsef%C3%BA

[2] https://www.rotasturisticas.com/monsefu_city_of_flowers_lambayeque_4611_en.html

[3] https://www.fexticum.org.pe/?m=1

[4] https://www.peru-explorer.com/north/festivities_in_chiclayo.htm


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