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.

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