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Inti Raymi’s tickets almost sold out

Wednesday June 20, 2018

Inti Raymi’s tickets almost sold out

Emufec (Municipality Company of Festivities in Cusco), entity responsible for organising festivals in Cusco announced that 75% tickets for the 2018 edition of Inti Raymi have been sold.

Inti Raymi, which means Festival of the Sun in the native Peruvian language, Quechua, is an Inca religious ceremony that takes place every 24 of June at the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park.

This is a 10% increase compared to last year’s Inti Raymi, according to Giovani Madrid, vice-president of Emufec. (more…)

Sale Inti Raymi Tickets Already Started

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Sale Inti Raymi Tickets Already Started

Since the 9th of April, you can buy tickets tickets for the most popular tourist event in Peru: Inti Raymi, the sun festival in Cusco. The Inti Raymi is celebrated every year on the 24th of June.

Being an important religious ceremony, the Inti Raymi festival attracts many tourists, but also locals. The event takes place at the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park.

Emufec, the Municipal Company of Festivities, put into effect an online ticket reservation and purchase system. Tickets for the reenactment of the traditional ceremonies (more…)

Cusco Readies for Inti Raymi

Tuesday June 21, 2016

Inti Raymi, or Festival of the Sun, will take place this Friday, June 24th in Cusco, Peru. This is a celebration that the Incas observed every year, and the Cusco locals continue in their tradition.

As Cusco was the capital of the Incan Empire, the city held much significance, so this important festival was practiced here. The Inti Raymi festival is very similar to the New Years celebrations that we have at the beginning of January.

The Incas chose to celebrate at this time of the year because it marks the end of the harvest period and the start of the vernal equinox. (more…)

June: A Month of Cultural Activities in Peru

Wednesday June 08, 2016

June is the perfect month to travel to Peru because there are a variety of cultural events that serve as essential tourist activities. Starting with Corpus Christi festivities on June 3rd and continuing with other activities throughout June, tourists will certainly not be bored during this exciting month in Peru!

The beginning of June offers processions and dance celebrations with Chachapoyas tourist week from June 3rd to June 10th. Tourists can enjoy the colorful garments, traditional dances, and delicious gastronomy that accompanies these festivities. (more…)

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