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David Ancca, an actor from Cusco will be the Inca at Inti Raymi 2019
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Friday June 14, 2019
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On June 24th, Inti Raymi will be celebrated, Cusco. Inti Raymi is a traditional religious celebration in honour of the god Inti, which is the God of the Sun. In Cusco, it’s every year a big uncertainty who will be playing the character that gives life to the Inca, which is, of course, the most important role of the whole celebration. The actor who is playing this character must meet many requirements, one of which is to speak the original Quechua language fluently....
Wednesday May 4, 2016
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Kick-off Inti Raymi 2016
Last week, on 27th of April the big opening of the important Inti Raymi festival took place in one of the most important churches/temples in Cusco, the Qoricancha.

Inti Raymi is the festival of the sun and takes place the 24th of June. ...
By many indigenous communities of South America, particularly in the Andes, the Goddess Pachamama or Mama Pacha (Quechua: "Mother earth, mother cosmos") is regarded as a personification of the mother earth. This figure is seen to give life in many ways, she also nourishes, protects, communicates through rituals with her “children”, as well as mediates between the upper and lower world. ...
Monday April 18, 2016
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More tourists to Cusco!
In 2015 a total of 1,862,900 foreign tourist came to Cusco. This accounts for a significant increase from the previous year of almost 11%. These numbers were revealed by Peru’s Central Reserve Bank.

The majority of these visitors who came to Cusco came from the United States (481,100). ...
Wednesday April 13, 2016
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The first round of elections take place in Peru
On Sunday, April 10th, general elections began in Peru starting at 8 am. This is the fourth time that a democratic process has been used to elect the leaders that will govern Peru for the next 5 years.

These elections will determine the new President, two Vice-Presidents, 130 members of Congress, and 15 Parliament representatives. ...
Tuesday April 5, 2016
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Brazil´s Ronaldinho to play in Cusco
It was recently announced that Ronaldinho, the famous Brazilian soccer player, will be coming to Peru. Ronaldinho was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year in both 2004 and 2005, making him one of the best soccer stars in his time. ...
Wednesday March 30, 2016
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Costa Rican President visits Machu Picchu
Peru and Costa Rica are looking to build their relationship and increase the ties between the two countries.

Evidence of this is the visit of Costa Rica´s President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera to Machu Picchu last week. President Rivera ...






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