Cusco city and EMUFEC celebrations company bring us many new things for 2019, Slide down and look at the calendar of festivities to be held throughout this year in the Imperial City.
Tuesday 1: Hatun p’unchaw wata qallariy SINKUY in Ollantaytambo – Change of Staffs
Wednesday 2: Fiesta del Señor del Cabildo in the parishes of Santa Ana and San Pedro.
Sunday 6: Feast of Bajada de Reyes Magos (Wise Men)
Sunday 20: Perachhapchi – Feast of San Sebastian
January 20: Festivity of the Patron Saint of Madonna Virgin of Bethlehem
Thursday 21: Feast of the Compadres
Thursday 28: Feast of the Comadres
Sunday 3: Carnival Cusqueño
Sunday 10: End of Carnival
Sunday 14: Palm Sunday
Monday 15: Holy Monday – Procession of the Lord of the Earthquakes – Gastronomic Festival. Presentation of colonial balconies
Thursday 18: Holy Thursday (NATIONAL HOLIDAY)
Friday 19: Good Friday (NATIONAL HOLIDAY)
Sunday 21: Sunday of Resurrection (National Feast)
Wednesday 1: Labor Day – NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Thursday 2: Cruz Velakuy – Fiesta de las Cruces
Friday 1: Start of the Jubilee Month of Cusco
Sunday 9: Feast of Pentecost – Festivities of the Lord of Torrechayoq (Urubamba) and the Lord of Chokequillca in Ollantaytambo. Descent of the Virgin of Bethlehem from her parish to the temple of Santa Clara, starting the feast of Corpus Christi Cusqueño.
Tuesday 17. Central day of the pilgrimage to the sanctuary of the Lord of Qoyllur rit’i (Ocongate-Quispicanchi)
Wednesday 19: Entrance of the religious festival of Corpus Christi
Thursday 20. Corpus Christi Cusqueño festival and gastronomic festival of “Chiriuchu” (FERIADO in Cusco City).
Saturday 22: Folkloric Parade of the Provinces of Cusco
Sunday 23: Civic Parade
Monday 24: Ritual INTI RAYMI ceremony
Thursday 27th: Eighth of Corpus Cusqueño
Saturday 29: Day of San Pedro and San Pablo (NATIONAL HOLIDAY)
Tuesday 16: Feast of the Virgin of Carmen: Paucartambo, Pisac and Huarocondo
Sunday 28: 198 anniversary Independence of Peru
Monday 29: National Fiesta of Peru
Thursday 1: Pachamama Day – offerings to mother earth.
Friday 30: Festivity of Santa Rosa de Lima (National Holiday)
September 14: Pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of the Lord of Huanca – San Salvador, Calca, Cusco.
Tuesday 8: Feast of the Virgin Rosario: Combapata (Canchis) and Huayhua (San Salvador)
Friday 1: Feast of All Saints (NATIONAL HOLIDAY)
Saturday 2: Commemoration of the Dead. Culinary customs of the Cuzco lechón (roast pork) and tamal.
Sunday 8: Day of the Immaculate Conception (NATIONAL HOLIDAY)
15 to 24: Christmas Cusqueña-Traditional folk art fair Santurantikuy