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Lynn celebrates 200th anniversary of Peru’s independence

Peruvian Flag Raising

Liana Jorge Matute of Boston holds the Peruvian flag as she dances the Huaylash.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

A member of Pumawari Tusuy performs the Huaylash, a traditional Peruvian dance, during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Members of Pumawari Tusuy perform the Festejo, a traditional Peruvian dance, during a ceremony honoring the bicentennial anniversary of Peru's independence at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Min. Carla Stella Marris Chirinos Llerena, Council General of Peru in Boston, speaks during a ceremony at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday to honor the bicentennial of Peru's independence .

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Members of Grupo de Teresa Stagnaro perform the Baile de la Selva, a traditional Peruvian dance, during a ceremony honoring the bicentennial anniversary of Peru's independence at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Sophia Aspilcueta sings the national anthem of Peru during a ceremony during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of independence at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

A member of Pumawari Tusuy performs the Huaylash, a traditional Peruvian dance, during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Teresa Stagnaro of Braintree hand-made the traditional Peruvian dance outfits for the dolls on display at Lynn City Hall.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

The crowd looks on during the playing of the Peruvian national anthem during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Members of Pumawari Tusuy perform the Marinera Nortena during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Members of Grupo de Teresa Stagnaro perform the Festejo during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Doris and Bernard Hicks perform Baile de Ayacucho Members of Pumawair Tusuy perform the Marinera Nortena during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Rosalia Perez, 89, of Lynn carries the Peruvian flag to the flagpole at Lynn City Hall on Wednesdsay during a ceremony to celebrate the bicentennial of Peru's indepence.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

Eighty-nine-year-old Rosalia Perez of Lynn flies the Peruvian flag during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of independence at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Peruvian Flag Raising

A member of Pumawari Tusuy performs the Marinera Nortena, a traditional Peruvian dance, during a ceremony honoring the bicentenial anniversary of Peru's independece at Lynn City Hall on Wednesday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — The city of Lynn celebrated the bicentennial anniversary of Peru’s independence from Spain Wednesday afternoon in a ceremony that took place in front of City Hall.  The ceremony…

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