Style and Dignity Despite Bitter Poverty

Peruvians are great patriots. Flags and anthems have a special role in the everyday lives of the people. Kindergartens and schools play their part in the symbolic hoisting of the flags.

Previous photo: The flag of the town of Curahuasi flies next to that of Peru.

Photo 2: a fireman attaches the cord to the tip of the flag pole.

Photo 3: Florian John (5) also marches proudly past the flags.