Peruvian gastronomy, culture, and innovation are on display at South by Southwest (SXSW) art and tech festival in Austin, Texas, United States since last Friday, March 9th.
Casa Peru opened its doors to the public within the framework of said festival.
The Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) has arranged more than 15 daily activities on culture, art, gastronomy, and innovation initiatives.
Country Brand Deputy Director Mariella Soldi told Andina news agency that more than 30,000 visitors are expected over these days.
SXSW festival attendees are able to taste Peruvian coffee, as well as other national drinks such as pisco.
The event also feature sample dishes prepared by national chefs Luis Romero Bellido, Diego Muñoz Velasquez, Palmiro Ocampo, and George Capristan.
Peruvian Brothers' food truck sells Peruvian food to take away, and this is the first time cryptocurrencies (bitcoins) are accepted at this type of event.
Short films "Mirror Like" and "Peru, Hidden Treasure" were screened on the first day.
There are more than 15 activities each day, including chocolate, silk screen printing, DIY cutting, food design, and art workshops.
An Andean Party with art shows are being held at 8:00 PM, when the fair opens.
The night comes to an end with the performance of DJ Shushupe, a folk music exponent.
For more information about Casa Peru visit the website: www.casaperu.pe