David Ancca, an actor from Cusco will be the Inca at Inti Raymi 2019
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Friday June 14, 2019
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 October 14, 2015
A new frog species has been discovered in Cusco region
The new species was discovered by park ranges, specialists of the area, and researchers who were conducting a routine biological study in the Lacco region of Cusco in the national sanctuary of megaton. ...
A new initiative was launched under the direction of Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco (DDCC), calling for Latin American classics to be translated into Quechua. The project aims to promote the native language of 3.6 million Peruvians. ...
Monday August 24, 2015
Parts of Machu Picchu to close in April 2016
In April 2016 the 2 mountains of Machu Picchu will be closed to visitors while important maintenance work is done, the high amount of traffic on these paths making the work impossible under normal circumstances. ...
Monday July 6, 2015
Machu Picchu: 7 years of World Wonder
On July the 7th it’s seven years ago that Machu Picchu has become a new world wonder. The municipality of Cusco wants to celebrate this with a no working Holiday for the general public, private institutions and for commercial services. ...
The Peruvian government is taking important steps in order to improve the preservation of its ethnic diversity and the languages.
The Peruvian Ministry of Culture published the first stage of data to be included in the newly launched Official Database of Indigenous or Native Peoples. ...
Tuesday June 16, 2015
Campaign to restore children´s rights in Cusco
June is the month for festivals, celebrations and fiesta in Cusco. However it is also the time to draw attention to local issues like for example children on the streets. ...

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