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QOYLLORITY

Location: Quispicanchis
Date: The first week of May

Description

Cusco: Entrega de Varas Qoyllority is a quechua word which means Snowstar or Shining Snow. The people of this zone are also a stream of Taytacha Qoylloriti (The sir of the Replacement Snow). This a old religious procession only practiced by the inhabitants of the big Andes. Every year, days before the celebration of Corpus Christi, every small village or clan send a delegation with colorful dancers and "pauluchas" to the Capilla del Senor Qoylloriti. This is situated of the beginning of the mountain Sinakara in the village of Mawayany, at 4600 meters above sea level.

Cusco: Entrega de VarasLos pauluchas represented alpacas and are intermediares between the Sir Qoylloriti and his men. Therefore the climb at 4 o'clock in the morning the gletzjer Sinikara while they ask for a grow of their groups of animals. During the party the people who partipated in the prosession praise our Fatima Lady to have good luck in business, life and future. The end of the prosession takes place at the ancient Inca capital of Cusco with the processions of Corpus Christi, streets filled with people and squares with music and color.
 

Aniversario de Cotahuasi
Nuestra Señora de Fátima
This is celebrated especially in the Iglesia de Santo Domingo.
San Isidro Labrador en Tiabaya
San Isidro Labrador en Tiabaya
A procession with offerings of agricultural products from the local area.



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