Emplazamiento central de la antigua reducción y doctrina de indios de Santo Domingo El Real de Chincha (o Pueblo Alto de los Indios de Santo Domingo El Real). (Central Location of the Old Settlement and Doctrine of Indians of Santo Domingo El Real of Chin
1571 December 15
Altura del km 200 de la Panamericana Sur / At the height of km 200 of the Pan-American South Highway , PC: 11702 .
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Responsible entityProvincial Municipality of Chincha
https://web.archive.org/web/20070807132608/http://www.munichincha.gob.pe/ (Sitio oficial de la Municipalidad Provincial de Chincha, inactiva)
Expressions of intangible heritage associated
Chincha is always associated to the presence of slaves and the life in the haciendas (Regis, San José, Guayabo, Hoja Redonda, etc.) from the viewpoint of history and today there are a number of intangible cultural expressions associated to its population:
- The Dance of the Hatajos de Negritos y Payas consists of several types of dances including rhythmic foot stamping, singing and the playing of string instruments such as violin and guitar (declared intangible cultural heritage of the nation by Resolution Nº 035-2012 of the Vice-Ministry of Culture on 6 June 2012). A dance associated to the celebrations of the Virgin of El Carmen, patron saint of Chincha (26-28 December).
- Decimas (singing rhymed and at times, improvised stanzas), including traditional and popular poetry, structured on the basis of ten verses with varied metrics and rhyme, whose practice is strongly associated to the afro-American population.
- Cajoneo (box drumming) and afro-Peruvian festivities.
- Historical Heritage Asset 19 May 2014 by Resolution of the Vice-Ministry of Culture