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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 21, 2014
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Government works to promote Quechua in Cusco, Peru
Cusco local government officials are creating new initiatives to promote the official use of the indigenous language Quechua. They want to recognize the historical and cultural significance of the Quechua language and its importance in the actual modern Peruvian society. ...
Wednesday January 15, 2014
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Road to Machu Picchu blocked
Workers labored for 12 hours to remove boulder had fallen into road up to Machu Picchu archaeological site due to the heavy rainfalls in Aguas Calientes. ...
Wednesday January 15, 2014
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Inca Trail closed for maintenance  in February
As every year, the famous Inca Trail to the lost city of the Incas - Machu Picchu- will be closed for maintenance during the month of February. As the trail is an original Inca Road recognized by the UNESCO,  it is officially protected by the Peruvian government and it has to comply with certain regulations. ...
More than 300,000 Peruvian and foreign tourists visited the Andean city of Cusco – old capital of the Inca empire - over the recent Christmas and New Year holidays, an absolute record high. ...
At the beautiful Plaza de Armas of Cusco, hundreds, thousands of people come together for the final countdown and to see the amazing fireworks ...
Friday December 27, 2013
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16-Meter Long Inca Canal Outside Cusco discovered!
A new discovery has been announced this week: an Inca canal, where servants used to get water for the head of the empire during the Inti Raymi celebration. ...






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