Feast of the Virgin of Carmen in Paucartambo 2016

Virgin of Carmen in Paucartambo

This festival starts on July 14 at night with the traditional essay of the dances, the 15th day with the entrance to the festival, the 16th, is the main day and begins with the celebration of the Mass of Aurora, the Mass of party, the distribution of the Eleven, and finally make the procession of the Virgin of Carmen, the 17th blessing is given and the guerrilla becomes, and the festival ends on July 18 with the Watatiaycuy and Oqaricuy and in some cases up to 19th Walqanche or parting to the musicians.

Virgin of Carmen in Paucartambo, Cusco

The Virgin of Carmen de Paucartambo is a holiday celebrated not only with much religiosity but rather with a fervor that comes from something more than the desire of a people of honoring to a sacred image of 1.32 m of height; in Paucartambo when homage is paid to the Mamacha del Carmen is celebrated something more than a Catholic rite; is celebrated a collective idea might be called tradition!

Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen de Paucartambo

The saqras or demons take to the housetops

The saqras or demons take to the housetops

At the end of the procession, war is waged on the demons, from which the faithful emerge in triumph.

Guerrilla between demons and faithful - Virgin of Carmen in Paucartambo

The dances that can be observed are: Saqra, Qhapaq Chuncho, Quadrille, Kachampa, Chilean Auqa, Tarpuy, Challalla Phallchascha, Qollacha, Qapac Black, Bakers, among others.

Dance of the Feast of the Virgin of Carmen in Paucartambo

This festivity is held every year in the colonial town of Paucartambo, at a height of 3,017 m.s.n.m. and 110 km. from Cusco approximately 4 hours from Cusco.

Parade of the Provinces of Cusco 2016

Parade of the Provinces of Cusco 2016 in Tribute to Immortal Cusco

Date: Wednesday June 22, 2016

Hour: 9:00 a.m.

Location: Plaza de Armas of Cusco

Order of Parade:

  1. Province of Acomayo
  2. Province of Anta
  3. Province of Calca
  4. Province of Canas
  5. Province of Canchis
  6. Province of Chumbivilcas
  7. Province of La Convención
  8. Province of Espinar
  9. Province of Paruro
  10. Province of Paucartambo
  11. Province of Quispicanchi
  12. Province of Urubamba

I International Festival Mijunas Cusco 2016

RHYTHM, FLAVOR AND COLOR IN THE QOSQO

With the best groupings of the moment: Jambao of Argentina, Adolescents Orchestra of Venezuela, Charly Cardona and the successes of Niche Group from Colombia, Ariel Pucheta original voice of Ráfaga, Yoga of Bolivia. For Peru the Grouping Lérida, and the best national and local artists; and the best gastronomy, with the top 10 restaurants of Peru, the top ten restaurants of Cusco; games, fun and more.

Dates: From Friday 24 to Sunday 26 of June 2016.

Location: Fair field of Technological Institute Tupac Amaru

General Entrance until 13:00: S/. 10.00

General Entrance after 13:00: S/. 25.00

PRESENTATION PROGRAM OF THE ARTISTS

JUNE 24

  • Jambao
  • Adolescentes
  • Yoga
  • Agua Bella
  • Rossy War
  • Ada
  • Estudiantina Peru
  • Embajadores Criollos

JUNE 25

  • Adolescents (Proyect A)
  • Embajadores Criollos
  • Katy Jara
  • Pintura Roja
  • Qeromarka
  • Estudiantina Peru
  • Arco Iris

JUNE 26

  • Ráfaga (Ariel Pucheta)
  • Lerida
  • Pintura Roja
  • Grupo Alegría
  • Grupo Génesis
  • Estudiantina Perú
  • Embajadores Criollos
  • Corali

Expo Huancaro 2016

Integrating the South Macro Region

Location: Fair Field of Huancaro – Santiago – Cusco

Days: From June 22 to July 3, 2016

FAIR OF HUANCARO 2016

This event has the purpose of promote and revalue the cultural artistic expressions of the region of Cusco and neighboring regions, which also will participate with their cultural traditions, producers and entrepreneurs.

Expo Huancaro 2016 will be held from June 22 to July 3. It has been allocated a specific date in which each region will be receptioned by the provinces with a show of dance, music, exhibition of products and typical gastronomy.

The general entry in busiest days will be S/. 10.00 soles and children under 12 are exempt from payment; being the general entrance all other days of S/. 8.00 soles.

Festidanzas Andinas 2016

Dance Festival of the Andean University of Cusco 2016

The Andean University of Cusco, is an institution of higher level that generates relevant knowledge and technology, professional way leaders, with human quality, social responsibility, ethics and identified with their culture.

The Direction of Social Responsibility and University Extension, in order to promote among students, multiculturalism and richness of cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity, and dissemination of our Andean culture through dances, invites to the contest “Festidanzas Andinas 2016“.

Participants: Schools Professional of the Andean University of Cusco

Date: Wednesday June 15

Time: 14:00

Location: Gated Coliseum House of Youth

Cusco Night Light and Sound 2016

Night Light and Sound Cusco 2016

Night Light and Sound

The Cusquenian sky dazzles with fireworks show that for more than 30 minutes illuminates the imperial sky, before the show local, national and foreign groups of musical artists presented, this event takes place in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco where around 80 thousand people assist.

Night light and sound - Feast of Cusco

OFFICIAL PROGRAM 2016:

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Time: 17:00

Location: Plaza de Armas of Cusco

Night of Lights and Sound 2016, on this occasion presented to the Symphony Orchestra of Cusco with more than 50 musicians of great level harmonize their fine instruments with lovely voices of Damaris and Saywa who will perform a magical symphony that will delight the thousands of assistants.

Collasuyo Salute to the Imperial City of Cusco

The Caporales Cusco Folklore Association, composed of various institutions foreman at the Historical Capital of Peru, organize and invite all the great Corsican Collasuyo Salute to the Imperial City of Cusco, to be held on Saturday June 11 – 15:00 hours, for its main avenues.

Route of great Corsian Collasuyo Salute to the Imperial city of Cusco

On stage:

  • F.A. Sambos Illimani con Sentimiento y Devoción Cusco
  • Real Sentimiento Caporal
  • Caporales San Valentín
  • F.F.C.C.U. San Simón
  • A.C. Caporales Centralistas
  • Sur Perú
  • AFOVIC
  • ASFO Cultura Wayra
  • F.A. Caporales Victoria
  • A.C.F. Caporales Sangre, Fuego y Cascabel
  • A.A.F. Caporales San Juan
  • E.A.F. Alma Andina
  • Señor de Tetecaca
  • Caporales Pasos de Fuego
  • Caporales San Luis de Alba

Saludo del Collasuyo a la Ciudad Imperial del Cusco

Crepes and Coffee

Enjoy a Crepes and Coffee in our Restaurant all days from 16:00 to 22:00

Crepes and Coffee in Cusco

Crepes and Coffee in Cusco

Sweet Crepes

Jams

  • Pineapple… S/. 6.00
  • Strawberry… S/. 6.00
  • Sauco… S/. 6.00
  • Aguaymanto… S/. 6.00

Crazy

  • Nurela… S/. 11.00
  • Condensed milk… S/. 6.50
  • Foudge… S/. 6.50
  • Manjar… S/. 5.50

Savory crepes

Simples

  • Egg… S/. 7.50
  • Ham… S/. 7.50
  • Cheese… S/. 7.50

Doubles

  • Egg, cheese… S/. 10.00
  • Egg, Ham… S/. 10.00
  • Cheese, ham… S/. 10.00
  • Cheese, chicken… S/. 10.00

Triples

  • Egg, Cheese and Chicken… S/. 12.00
  • Egg, cheese and ham… S/. 12.00
  • Chicken, cheese and ham… S/. 12.00

Ask for special

Crepes and Coffee - Hotel Calicanto

 

Cultural Window of Cusco June 2016

Organize your cultural calendar of June with the “Cultural Window of Cusco“…

UNTIL JUNE 26

EXHIBITION “HUEPETUHE – HAWAPI 2016

  • Location: Room 1, Room 2 and Room ZERO of Qoricancha Museum – Convent of Santo Domingo

UNTIL JUNE 30

INDIVIDUAL PAINTING EXHIBITION “SPACE BETWEEN MOMENTS

  • By: Dario Jara Morante
  • Location: Gallery ICPNA Cusco
  • Free entrance

FROM 1 TO 15 OF JUNE

Ceramic Exhibition “Contexts

  • By: Irwin Ferrandiz Antonio Castro
  • Organizers: Directorate Decentralized Culture Cusco
  • Location: Temporary Exhibition Room of the Regional Historical Museum – House Garcilaso
  • Free entrance

FROM 8 TO 11 OF JUNE

Artistic Show “The Inca Garcilaso and Real Commentaries

  • By: Cusco Symphony Orchestra
  • Organizers: Decentralized Directorate of Culture in Cusco
  • Location: Theater Municipal
  • Time: 19:30
  • Free entrance

FROM 9 TO 12 OF JUNE

Traditional custom – Technical knowledge and rituals associated with the annual renewal of Bridge Q’eswachaka

  • By: Cusco Symphony Orchestra
  • Organizers: Decentralized Directorate of Culture in Cusco
  • Location: Quehue District, Province of Canas, Cusco Department

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15

Gala Concert “Homesickness My Land”

  • Organizers: Higher Institute of Music “Leandro Alvina Miranda”
  • Location: ICPNA Auditorium Cusco
  • Time: 19:00
  • Free entrance

FROM 15 TO 30 OF JUNE

Photographic exhibition “Qhapaq Ñan, roads and associated”

  • Organizers: Decentralized Directorate of Culture in Cusco
  • Location: Museum Gallery of the National Bank
  • Free entrance

FRIDAY JUNE 17

Musical event “The Night Cusquenian”

  • Organizers: Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco
  • Location: Túpac Amaru Square
  • Time: 18:30
  • Free entrance

FROM 17 TO 30 OF JUNE

Painting exhibition “Andino Cusquenian Landscape”

  • Organizers: Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco
  • Location: Museum Gallery of the National Bank
  • Time: 18:00
  • Free entrance

SATURDAY JUNE 18

Parade allegories

  • Organizers: Superior School of Fine Arts “Diego Quispe Tito” of Cusco
  • Location: El Sol Avenue and Plaza de Armas of Cusco
  • Time: 09:00
  • Free entrance

Night Light and Sound
Fireworks Festival and presentation of artists

  • Organizers: EMUFEC
  • Location: Plaza de Armas of Cusco
  • Time: 18:00
  • Free entrance

18 AND 19 OF JUNE

11th Watunakuy Raqchi – Queromarca / Rite seeds for the rebirth of spirituality and biocultural diversity

  • Supports: Decentralized Directorate of Culture in Cusco
  • Location: Archaeological site of Raqchi
  • Free entrance

WEDNESDAY JUNE 22

Provinces parade in honor of Cusco / Traditional Parade

  • Location: Plaza de Armas of Cusco
  • Time: 09:00
  • Free entrance

THURSDAY JUNE 23

Civic parade in honor of Cusco / Traditional Parade

  • Location: Plaza de Armas of Cusco
  • Time: 09:30
  • Free entrance

FRIDAY JUNE 24

Celebration – Day of Cusco / Staging of the Inti Raymi

  • Locations: Qorikancha, Plaza de Armas and Sacsayhuaman
  • Time: 09:00

WEDNESDAY JUNE 29

Celebration – Day Feast of Saints Peter and Paul