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JUNE 3rd: Lord of Torrechayoq. Province of Urubamba. The origins of this festivity date from 1867 . They made a huge cross and put it on the snow. They celebrated a mass to inaugurate one part of the road (Urubamba- Lares). Later, it was taken to the valley of "Ch'ynaqasa" and then they built a sanctuary in the city of Urubamba where they give worship to it. Apart from the mass, the cross is taken out in procession with all its jewels. The celebrations include firework, parade of dances, bull races and razor cockfights.

June 11th (9 weeks after Ash Thursday): CORPUS CRISTI, is a religious festivity celebrated in the Main Square of Cusco. There are 14 images coming from 14 chapels or churches of Cusco.
 
 
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Previously , there is a huge carriage covered in silver that go by the streets of Cusco. We can observe a mixture of andean and catholic rites, the litters and the images are full of pomp and extravagance showed in the processions of Virgins and Saints from almost all the chapels. The typical dish is the "Chiriuchu" (cold food).
Corpus Christi (June, variable date)
Province of Cusco, district of Cusco
Procession of the images of 16 patronal saints. In addition to the processions there are bands of musicians and folkloric groups. The typical and classic dish of this festivity is the "Chiri Uchu" (guinea pig roasted with cecina and toasted corn).

First fornight of June: Festival of OllantayRaymi. Dramatization of the Ollantay drama, Dances and typical dishes. Ollantaytambo.

June 23rd: Relative Festivity in the Wiraqocha, temple of the Inca of the town of Raqchi, the district of San Pedro (Saint Peter) province of Canchis.

June 24th: INTI RAYMI, dramatization of an ancient rite representing the peaceful relation between the man and the cosmic manifestations mainly with the Sun. First, the festivity takes place in Koricancha and it starts in the solstice of Winter. Then it continues up to the Main Square and the main part of the rite takes place in the esplanade of Saqsayhuaman where they sacrifice a black or white llama as an offer to the God Sun. It is also considered as the most important celebration in the city as it is on the same day than the festivities of Cusco.

Inti Raymi (June 24th)
Province of Cusco, district of Cusco
Dramatization expressing the harmonious relation between the man and the God Sun: maximum divinity of the Incas. It is celebrated in the solstice of winter. Currently, it is started in the Koricancha and then in the esplanade of Saqsayhuaman where they sacrifice a llama as an offer to God.

June 2nd: Festivity of San Pedro and San Pablo (Saint Peter and Saint Paul) in the chapel of San Pedro in Cusco and in the districts of the same names in the province of Canchis.



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