SPI inaugurates new project at the site of Bandurria – Huacho

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Yesterday SPI and the Archaeological Project Bandurria – Huacho inaugurated the new reed and rush exhibition and store module located at the archaeological site of Bandurria – Huacho. The workshop will benefit 23 families living in the area, promoting responsible and sustainable tourism at the site, generating unique experiences with visitors, rescuing local traditions and promoting ecologically feasible craftsmanship with the wetland of El Paraiso.

Ayer el SPI y el Proyecto Arqueológico Bandurria – Huacho inauguraron el nuevo taller artesanal de totora y junco ubicado en el sitio arqueológico de Bandurria – Huacho. El taller beneficiara a 23 familias que viven en los alrededores, promoviendo el turismo responsable y sostenible en el sitio, generando experiencias con los visitantes, rescatando tradiciones locales y promoviendo el trabajo artesanal ecológicamente viable con el humedal de El Paraíso.

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Women artisans working with local reeds. 
Mujeres artesanas trabajando con junco y totora.

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Alejandro Chu (Director of Archaeological Project Bandurria – Huacho), Luis Jaime Castillo (Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Industries of Peru), Gary Urton (Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies at Harvard University), José García Espinoza (Director of Tourism of the Lima region).

Patrons of the inauguration were the Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Industries of Peru, Luis Jaime Castillo and Gary Urton, Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies at Harvard University.

Los padrinos de la inauguración fueron el Viceministro de Patrimonio Cultural e Industrias Culturales del Perú, Luis Jaime Castillo y Gary Urton, Profesor de Estudios Precolombinos de la Universidad de Harvard.

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