General programming of the Festival of Cusco 2016

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PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAY JUNE 01, 2016

  • 07:00 GENERAL FEATHERING OF CITY WITH FLAG OF CUZCO – SETTLEMENT OF FACADES
    • promotes : Municipal Government of Cusco
  • 07:00 PARADE OF DANCES AND PRINTS TRADITIONALIST
    • Organized : School “Sacred Heart of Jesus”
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

THURSDAY JUNE 02, 2016

  • 15:00 EIGHTH OF TRADITIONAL FEAST OF CUSQUENIAN CORPUS CHRISTI
    • Organized : Archbishop of Cusco
    • Involved : Parishes and stewardships of the Province of Cusco
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 19:00 STAGING OF PRINTS “CUSQUENIAN CORPUS CHRISTI
    • Organized : School of St. Ana – Municipal Government of Cusco – Tourism Management, Education and Sports
    • Place : Municipal Andino Theatre “Daniel Estrada Perez” (Meson de la Estrella 149).

FRIDAY JUNE 10, 2016

  • 09:00 PARADE OF DANCES TYPICAL CUSCO OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE INITIAL LEVEL
    • Organized : UGEL Cusco EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

SATURDAY JUNE 11, 2016

  • 09:00 PARADE OF GLOBAL UNIVERSITY IN TRIBUTE TO CUSCO
    • Organized : Global University
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 10:00 PARADE OF AUSTRAL PERUVIAN UNIVERSITY: “HAIL TO CUSCO”
    • Organized : Peruvian University Austral – Cusco
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
    • Sponsored by : EMUFEC S.A.
  • 18:00 GALA PRESENTATION OF UNIVERSITY DANCES CENTER
    • Organized : National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco – Social Projection Unit
    • Place : Municipal Andino Theatre “Daniel Estrada Perez” (Meson de la Estrella 149).
  • 18:00 “GREETINGS FROM THE COLLASUYO TO CUSCO IN YOUR MONTH JUBILEE” (PARADE OF DANCERS OF CAPORALES)
    • Organized : Caporales Association of Cusco.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 19:00 GALA NIGHT IN HOMAGE TO THE ANCIENT CITY OF CUSCO
    • Organized : Qosqo Native Art Center
    • Place : Municipal Andino Theatre “Daniel Estrada Perez” (Meson de la Estrella 149).

SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2016

  • 11:00 PARADE OF CENTERS ELDERLY ESSALUD
    • Organized : Healthcare Network management ESSalud Cusco.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 11:45 PARADE OF MARKETS AND MALLS
    • Organized : Municipal Government of Cusco – Sub Management of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 12:30 PARADE OF PROGRAMS SOUP KITCHENS AND GLASS OF MILK – SALUTE TO CUSCO
    • Organized : Municipal Government of Cusco – Sub Management of Food Programs and Glass of Milk.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

MONDAY JUNE 13, 2016

  • 9:00 PARADE OF DANCES TYPICAL CUSCO BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF PRIMARY LEVEL
    • Organized : UGEL Cusco and EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

TUESDAY JUNE 14, 2016

  • 9:00 PARADE OF DANCES TYPICAL CUSCO BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF SECONDARY LEVEL
    • Organized : UGEL Cusco and EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15, 2016

  • 9:00 PARADE OF DANCES TYPICAL CUSCO BY THE NON-UNIVERSITY INSTITUTES HIGHER
    • Organized : Regional Directorate of Education of Cusco
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
    • Sponsored by : EMUFEC S.A.

THURSDAY JUNE 16, 2016

  • 09:00 PARADE OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITY ANDINA OF CUSCO IN TRIBUTE TO THE ANCIENT CAPITAL OF TAWANTINSUYO
    • Organized : Andina Private University of Cusco
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
    • Sponsored by : EMUFEC S.A.

FRIDAY JUNE 17, 2016

  • 10:00 PARADE OF HAIL TO THE PRIVATE UNIVERSITY CUSCO “ALAS PERUVIAN”
    • Organized : Private University “Alas Peruanas”.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 13:00 RIDE OF COMPARSAS AND ALLEGORIES
    • Organized : I.E. “Inca Garcilaso de la Vega”.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 16:00 CONCERT OF ELENCOS OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE OF MUSIC “LEANDRO ALVIÑA MIRANDA”
    • Organized : Higher Institute of Public Music “Leandro Alviña Miranda”
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 18:00 MUSICAL EVENT: “THE CUSQUENIAN NIGHT”
    • Organized : Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism – DIRCETUR Cusco.
    • Place : Tupac Amaru Square (Wanchaq).

SATURDAY JUNE 18, 2016

  • 09:00 PARADE AND PRESENTATION OF GIANTS ALLEGORIES ANDINAS
    • Organized : High School Autonomous of Fine Arts “Diego Quispe Tito
    • Place : El Sol Avenue and Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 18:00 “NIGHT OF LIGHT AND SOUND”
    • Organized : EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

SUNDAY JUNE 19, 2016

  • 11:00 PARADE OF UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OF THE ANDES – SUBSIDIARY CUSCO, SALUTE TO THE CITY OF INKAS
    • Organized : Technological University of the Andes (UTEA).
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
    • Sponsored by : EMUFEC S.A.

MONDAY JUNE 20, 2016

  • 8:30 COMPARSAS PARADE OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SAINT ANTHONY THE ABBOT IN CUZCO IN TRIBUTE TO CUSCO
    • Organized : UNSAAC
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 22, 2016

  • 09:00 PARADE OF THE PROVINCES OF CUSCO IN TRIBUTE TO THE IMPERIAL CITY
    • Organized : Municipal Government of Cusco and EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

THURSDAY JUNE 23, 2016

CIVIC PARADE IN HONOR TO CUSCO

  • 09:30 BEGINNING OF THE GREAT CIVIC PARADE – SPECIAL PROGRAM
    • Organized : Municipal Government of Cusco and EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2016

  • 09:00 Evocation of the INTI RAYMI – SUN PARTY
    • Organized : Municipal Government of Cusco and EMUFEC S.A.
    • Place : Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
  • 09:00 Beginning Temple of Qoricancha (El Sol Avenue).
  • 10:30 Ceremony Hawqaypata Square (Plaza de Armas of Cusco).
  • 13:30 Central ceremony. Esplanade of Chukipampa, Saqsaywaman.

SATURDAY JUNE 25, 2016

  • 10:00 CULTURAL EVENT: “GREETINGS FROM THE TAWANTINSUYO – TAWANTINSUYO NAPAYKUYKI”
    • Organized : Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism – DIRCETUR Cusco
    • Place : Stadium of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.
      Free entrance
  • 10:00 CULTURAL EVENT: “GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL OF CUSQUENIAN MEALS”
    • Organized : Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism – DIRCETUR Cusco
    • Place : Stadium of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.
      Free entrance

SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2016

  • 14:30 EXHIBITION MATH OF CIENCIANO WITH PERFORMANCE OF FOOTBALL PLAYER RONALDINHO VERSUS SPORTING CRISTAL
    • Organized : Club Cienciano of Cusco
    • Place : Stadium of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

SUNDAY JULY 03, 2016

  • 10:00 KACHARPARI OF THE JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS OF CUSCO – GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL
    • Organized : EMUFEC S.A
    • Place : Square of San Francisco.
  • 11:00 CUSQUENIAN PARADE
    • Organized : Qosqo Native Art Center
    • Involved : Folk Institutions of Cusco
    • Place : Main streets of the city.

The Feast of the Lord of Qoyllority

THE LORD OF QOYLLUR RIT’I

Villagers district Ocongate (Quispicanchis), in the department of Cusco, perform a ritual whose external symbol is the image of Christ, but whose real objective is the integration of humans and nature, people of this place are devotees of Taytacha Qoyllority (lord of the Shining Snow).

Qoyllur Rit'i Festival

 

HOW TO GET:

You should take car from Cusco, from the whereabouts of Ocongate in the transport company Huayna Ausangate, Saywas or Siwar.

The trip takes three hours then get off at Mawayany, is located one or two hours walk above the village of Mawayany, at 4600 meters above sea level.

 

 

Traditional Gastronomic Festival of Chiriuchu 2016

Chiriuchu

The Chiriuchu is an emblematic dish of the feast of Corpus Christi, this pottage dates from the time of the Incas and the colony, Chiriuchu meaning Chiri = cold and uchu = chili pepper.

This plate has the ingredients as boiled chicken, baked cuy, charqui or chalona, accompanied with delicious tortillas or flour fritters, roasted corn, cheese, sausage, seaweed (algae), chorizo and egg cups fish or “cau cau” and for those who like spicy, infaltable hot pepper is present.

Chiriuchu is a traditional cold meal of Cusquenian Corpus Christi

OFFICIAL PROGRAM 2016

The “Chiriuchu” traditional dish of the Feast of Corpus Christi, will expand in 290 stands that will be located on the perimeter of the San Francisco Square. The gastronomic festival will be held on May 25-26 and June 2.

Welcome to the Festival of Chiriuchu

Organized by: EMUFEC (Municipal Company of Celebrations of the Cusco)

Dates: May 25-26 and June 2, 2016

Location: San Francisco Square

Video of Traditional Gastronomic Festival of Chiriuchu 2016

Launch of the Feasts of Cusco 2016

Ancient fire ritual was staged to begin the Festivities of Cusco and the Inti Raymi 2016.

More than 200 actors on stage gave life to the ancient Inca ritual called ‘Willqa Nina‘ the same that was staged in the Temple of the Qorikancha to officially begin with the Feasts of Cusco.

Lanzamiento de las Fiestas del Cusco

Guided by the Inca, played by cusqueño player Nivardo Carrillo, musicians, priests and Inca warriors danced a ritual fire, whereby they asked the gods and apus (guardians) tutelary of Cusco, your permission, to begin the festivities in honor of the Imperial City.

Lanzamiento de las Fiestas del Cusco 2016

The ceremony, held Wednesday night April 27, drew thousands of cusquenians and tourists, who enjoyed the magic, music and color, which occurred in the event developed by the Municipal Company of Festivities of the Cusco (EMUFEC), which used the occasion to launch the general program of the Festivities of Cusco, they already started and will be held during the months of May, June and July.