2008 - 2012
Over the past five years, birthday parties and celebrations in the outskirts of the city of Lima have adopted new winds of modernity. From the 1960s until today, after a long process of migration from the countryside to the city have formed new neighborhoods that have been the actual outskirts of the city of Lima. These are called cones south, east and north of the city of Lima. These areas are home to about 5 million people from a total of 8 million and a half inhabitants .. In these new neighborhoods, not without poverty, along with economic growth, some families have achieved certain levels of welfare. It is still precarious conditions in many cases, but has led to the appearance of traces of certain consumption. One of these manifestations are in celebrations or efforts have emerged new forms of celebration, or give new life to these little rituals of celebration .. Birthdays and holidays are celebrated in these neighborhoods with new and colorful scenes. The greater access oprtunidades has caused the emergence of a moderate consumption of new services. This emerging middle class is emerging part of that currency, making its celebrations to restaurants with sets of neon lights. .