On May 23, the Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is launched in the city of New York, which aims to put Peru in the eyes of the world. With the participation of authorities and more than 30 actors of the city of Cusco.
The most important festivity of the city of Cusco is the Inti Raymi, which is celebrated on June 24 each year and brings together several tourists from around the world. Therefore, this 2023 the initiative was taken to promote this festival and make an international invitation in the United States.
According to the Municipal Mayor of Cusco, Luis Beltrán Pantoja Calvo, the launch will take place at the Gran Teatro United Palace, at 8:00 p.m. New York time. With the purpose of reactivating tourism, economy, employment and growth of the country.
It is the first time that the Inti Raymi is present in New York. There will be about 3,000 attendees to the event who will be able to appreciate the launching program. Where the authorities along with the protagonists of this festival, such as the Inca Pachacutec, the Coya (wife) and his entourage, show the greatness of the Incas and their historical legacy.
In this space the ancestral rituals of the Festival of the Sun will be exhibited. Presented in the three scenarios such as the Qorikancha (Temple of the Sun), Plaza de Armas of the city and the Fortress of Sacsayhuman.
The city of Cusco awaits you and Tierras de los Andes invites you to enjoy this unique festival. Where you can appreciate the staging, taste the "Chiri Uchu" (traditional dish) and visit the most important archaeological sites, including the Wonder of Machu Picchu.