“Pan wawa” festival at Huchuy Yachaq

On Wednesday, October 27 th the children of Las Hormiguitas (the Kindergarten of the Huchuy Yachaq social centre) put on their best clothes to celebrate the November 1 st and 2 nd celebrations. The children and their teachers gathered to baptize and share the traditional “pan wawa” (baby bread in Quechua), a kind of brioche in the shape of a baby that is eaten in the Andean zone for All Saints Day and the Day of the Dead. Its most common form: an infant sometimes decorated with a plaster face. The social centre made dozens of “pan wawa”. Each child was went home with its own bred to share with the family during these bank holidays in Peru.