APIC's main mission is to promote the Peruvian culture, gastronomy, and its traditions, abroad.
APIC’s main mission is to promote the Peruvian culture, gastronomy, and its traditions, abroad.
Through fund raising events such as concerts, food festivals, artistic expositions, and the like, we bring a taste of our country closer to you and, at the same time, we are able to help the less fortunate in this world.
The Association was founded on January 22, 2003 by the following persons: Elizabeth Anderson, Ada Kraft, Hernando Mares, Delicia Mares, Monique Pineda, Aquiles Palomino, Carmen Peralta, Alberto Pizarro, Leo Roca, Adriana Roca, Aida Roldan, Elena Shinnick, Luz Watts and Cristina Rodriguez. Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson was voted as the first President of this non-profit organization.
This project is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
The International Peruvian Association of Culture (APIC), presents:
So here we are in the year 2012. The descendants of the Quechua people number many millions. The Spaniards’ descendants have lived in Peru for nearly 500 years, the Chinese and their children for 150 years and the Japanese Nisei for over 100 years. During all that time these cultures have been fusing in Peru and succeeding generations have had progressively brighter garments and exotic dances as a result. Today, bright young artists, many of whom have lived and learn its folklore, are once again bringing these Splendors to you