28.04.2014 - News

Reconstruction of the battle will take place in Peru

Reconstruction of the Battle Kayao held May 2 in the docks in Kayao in Peru.

Battle Kayao occurred May 2, 1866 , when the Spanish fleet bombarded firing batteries in fortified Peruvian port city . Peruvian historical sources say that the townspeople with great success repelled the attack , forcing the Spanish ships sail away. Instead, the Spanish sources indicate that the fleet considerably destroyed coastal fortifications.

Reconstruction will take place from 12:00 to 13:00. The event will be used as ships, guns and uniforms of the time , and modern special effects. If the success of the reconstruction will be an annual event and is likely to take place in 2016 on the 150th anniversary of the battle.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Source: goperu.about.com