Cusco City Folklore

Quipu Cusco

Cusco is a universe of dances, music, customs and heritage of the Incas that even today is still retains many of its dances also have the legacy of the Spanish, with great influence of the Christian religion. Religious holidays today give rise to the great dances, where dresses look fine, beautifully decorated and embroidered with colorful costumes, accompanied by music and singing. In rural areas of Cusco, the suit is an important distinction, as a result of the mixture of pre-Hispanic influences with the European clothing that the natives were forced to wear during the colonial era.
Experts now know that music and dance, thanks to recent archaeological discoveries of musical instruments, developed in Peru for at least 10,000 years ago. Mamacha parties Carmen in Paucartambo, the Quyllur Rit’i, Inti Raymi, and carnivals are important occasions to observe these dances and many more. It should be noted that in the official celebrations of Cusco the dances performed in parades should be clearly Cusco. Carnivals highlights the striking Sacred Valley of the Incas (Pisac typical Festivals, Coya, Calca and Urubamba) and in the South Valley (San Jeronimo, Oropesa and Canchis, where dancing the famous Carnival of ink, for her beautiful dress).

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