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» Festivities in Cusco's City

In our earth they exist but of 350 celebrations to the year of which but the important ones they are those that we mentioned to continuation.

All these celebrations estan bound to the religion and the Andean customs, all the colorful explendor and of these must in its great part to the incaica influence that even feels like in each dance and custom.

Calendar of Festivities:

  • January of the 1 - 6: Exhibitions of typical Births in the churches and houses of the Qosqo; 06: the "Reduction of the Three Wise Men", is an important religious celebration in Ollantaytambo.
  • February (movable date): The Celebrations of the Carnival Relatives in the towns different from the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • March (movable) Easter: The procession of the Earthquake Gentleman in Monday Santo and some other processions during the week, also exhibitions of the Eucaristía; 23: the Spanish Regimentación of City of Qosqo.
  • May 02, "Velacuy Cross": Day of the catholic crossings in Qosqo and almost each Andean Town, the festividad even follows until the 4 of May; -(movible between May and June) the Festividad of Mr. de Qoyllurit'i, in the Mountain of Sinakhara that is the Ocongate,; it includes peregrination and atmosphere of people.
  • June (9 weeks after Thursday Santo): The Corpus Cristi. It has processions of Virgins and Saints of almost all the parishes of the city escorted by dances of people. Fruit is sold and the local plates in the Street of Silversmiths.
    The classic plate for this festividad is "Chiri Uchu"; Domingo before the 24: Celebration Relative in the Wiraqocha temple of the Inca of the town of Raqchi, the district of San Pedro province of Canchis.
  • June 24: Celebration of the Inti Raymi, the performance is in Saqsaywaman is the most important festividad of times of the Incas: the "Festividad of the Sun".
  • June 29: Festividad of San Pedro and San Pablo in the parish of San Pedro in Qosqo and the districts of those names of the province of Canchis.
  • Julio 16: The great religious festividad of the Virgin of Carmen in the town of Paucartambo as well as in P'isaq; 25 to the 29, the Celebration of the Coffee in Quillabamba.
  • August Sunday Last of the month: The performance of the "Warachikuy" Celebration Inca in Sacsayhuaman.
  • September 14: The Festividad of Mr. de Huanca. It includes the peregrination of the City of Qosqo as well as the sort and fair of the cattle in the town of San Salvador; 30: the Festividad of San Jero'nimo in the district of San Jero'nimo, the tourist Week, with different sports and the cultural activities.
  • October 04: The Festividad of San Francisco in Red, Urcos and Maras.
  • November 01: The Day of All the Souls, it visits to the cemeteries; 02: the Day of All the Saints. The bread sale with the forms of "wawas" (wrists) and "ponies" (small horses), consumption of "Pig" (meat of roasted pig and) and "Tamales" (the maize humid-bread).
  • December 19: The Celebration Gourmet in Andahuaylillas, 24: the fair of Santuranticuy (Compra de Santos), to exhibition and sale of arts in the Seat of Arms of the Cusco; 25: the Birth of the Boy Jesus.

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