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MAY 2nd: The festivity of Cruz Velacuy ( Velacuy Cross) is the day of the catholic crosses in Cusco and in most of the Andean villages. The festivity lasts until May 4th (date that is not specific as it can vary between May and June).

First Week of May: Festivity of the Lord of Qoyllurit'I in the Mountain of Sinakhara that is the Ocongate. They have a procession.
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Province of Quispicanchi, district of Ocongate
Pilgrimage to the top of the snowy peak of Ocongate. Along the path they have a procession, dances, music bands, fireworks and the symbolic market of the Alacitas (fair of tiny handicrafts). This festivity join two traditions: the andean and the catholic tradition as they celebrate that the image of Christ appeared on a solid rock at 4750 m.a.s.l. and at the same time they celebrate the worship to the Apu Ocongate.
 
 
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The Qoyllor Rit'I is the festivity of the Lord of Ice. They have a crowded procession meeting more than 20 000 pilgrims who walk along 8 km. They have groups of dances from the same area and other areas. They mix prehispanic and Christian customs. As they return, they perform another longer walk where they have some rites such as the adoration of the Apu Ausangate and the Lord of Qoyllur Ritt'i. This festivity is considered as one of the most important of America during three days in Sinaqara in the district of Ocongate province of Quispicanchis at 4800 m.a.s.l. up to minimum temperatures of -4C.
Description: The most important indian procession in America.
People from the district of Ocongate (Quispicanchis) in the department of Cusco perform a rite where the external symbol is the image of Christ but the essence is the union of the man with nature.

Festival of the Beer of Cusco: This festival is celebrated near the date of the festivities in Cusco every year. They have important national and international artists and musicians. Young people from all over the country travel to Cusco to participate. It takes place in the Garden of the Beer of Cusco (Culture Avenue)

May 8th: Folkloric festival Qheswa Chaca in the Cannon of Apurimac

May 21st Festival of Artisans. Raqchi
Contest of folkloric dances and native beauty in the archaeological area of Raqchi.

Mayo 23rd Jubilar week of Cusco
Great parade of all the institutes composing the society of Cusco. They show their most beautiful typical costumes, dances and choreographies. This festivity lasts two days. Fireworks. Serenades to the city.



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