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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....
Tuesday January 26, 2016
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Celebration of Saint Sebastian in Cusco
Last week, Cusco celebrated Saint Sebastian with dances, processions, and mass in the very district that displays his name, San Sebastian.

The celebration took place on Tuesday and Wednesday and was filled with typical dances, fireworks, and church traditions. There was also a parade in remembrance of the Saint. ...
Four new dates have been added to Peru´s school calendar by the Education Ministry of Peru. This will be enforced in both public and private schools.

One of those days is the Day of the Indegenous People and the and the Interculturel Dialogue that will be celebrated on October 12th. ...
Tuesday January 12, 2016
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Machu Picchu to Expand Tourist Options in 2016
Juan Carlos Nieto, Chief of Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, announced that the Sanctuary´s attractions will be further promoted in 2016.

Nieto admitted that the majority of travels focus their priority on visiting Machu Picchu itself. However, he insists that there are many other beautiful sites and attractions in the Sanctuary. ...
Thursday December 31, 2015
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Celebrate the New Year in a New Way in Cusco
Long before Katy Perry was assuring us that we were Fireworks and could do anything we set our minds to, Cusco was celebrating life and potential with these colorful and exciting toys. Whether it’s an actual holiday or just happens to be an amazing weekend for somebody, the sound and sparks of fireworks are commonplace in the Andean nation. ...
For first time, Peru was chosen to hold the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness (CTC), meaning that Peru will be allowed to lead the discussion agenda on tourism competitiveness during the period marked between 2015 and 2017. ...
Wednesday December 2, 2015
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Better Transport for School Kids Lake Titicaca
Change.org published a petition that aims to offer children in Lake Titicaca, in Southern Peru, better transportation to and from school. Titled “Que los niños del lago Titicaca puedan tener un bote para transportarse a su escuela,” or “So that the children of Lake Titicaca can have a boat to transport them to school” ...






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