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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 March 23, 2016
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Chaos at the Cusco Airport
After an airplane ran off the runway on Sunday, March 20th, the Alejandro Velasco Astete airport in Cusco was in chaos. All flights on Sunday were suspended due to this incident. Luckily flights resumed on Monday, but passengers saw intense delays. ...
Tuesday March 15, 2016
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More Peruvians to visit Europe
As the Schengen visa agreement finalizes between Peru and the European Union, Peruvian tourism in Europe is expected to increase. The Lima Chamber of Commerce estimates that the number of Peruvians traveling to the Schengen countries will increase by 50% over the next few years. ...
Tuesday March 15, 2016
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Naked tourists in Machu Picchu!
Last week Peru’s Tourism Police officers arrested two tourists in Machu Picchu. They were wandering naked around the popular archaeological site and were held in custody. The two arrested foreign tourists were identified as French citizen Xavier Mariec Eric (28) and British Burton Adam (23). ...
Wednesday March 2, 2016
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Peruvian Ceviche reaches ´Wow´ status
PureWow, an online publication of 4 million readers in the United States, created a list entitled ´´21 Things All Foodies Need to Eat Before They Die.´´ The list detailed 21 foods that can only be experienced to the full extent in their origin countries. ...
Thursday February 18, 2016
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News item: Kacharpari carnival in Cusco
Last Sunday on Valentine’s Day the Kacharpari carnival took place in Cusco. Under the bright rays of sunshine the people of Cusco danced to the traditional music in their colourful outfits.

The event started in the morning in the Plaza de Armas with a colourful parade. This traditional parade marched through the streets and avenues in Cusco. ...
Tuesday February 9, 2016
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Carnival in Cusco
This past Thursday, Cusco celebrated ´´Las Comadres´´, a special day dedicated to celebrating women and friends. People celebrate with dances, typical food, and the famous chicha drink. They also celebrate by spraying shaving cream all across Cusco and by soaking everyone in sight with buckets of water. ...






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