Cusco: Artisans from Ollantaytambo exhibit handmade art pieces

Artisans from different communities such as Huilloc, Patacancha, Rumira Sondormayo, Yanamayo and Quelcanca from the Ollantaytmabo district came to the city of Cusco to exhibit and sell pieces of art made by hand with ancestral techniques.

Today June 2, 2021, the inauguration of this event was held at the facilities of the municipality of Cusco in front of the Regocijo square, in the courtyard of the Municipal Palace, from June 2 to 3, from 9 a.m. until 5 in the afternoon.

With the presence of the authorities such as the mayor of Cusco, mayor of Ollantaytambo, officials and artisans from the different communities of Ollantaytambo were present at the opening, with the following words the mayor of Cusco addressed everyone present:

“We are committed to a responsible economic reactivation, and that our artisans can show the cultural richness of Ollantaytambo, nominated as the last living Inka people.”

You can see a great diversity of products such as shampoo and ointments made from traditional plants, textiles mostly from ponchos, bracelets, headbands, belts, chullos, scarves, etc. All fabric based on alpaca and sheep wool with purely natural dyes.

For all nationals and visitors who are in the city of Cusco, they can visit this fair of the artisans of the last living Inka city Ollantaytambo.

Brayan Coraza Morveli

Soy completamente cusqueño. Mi profesión es analista de sistemas. Me encanta escuchar y tocar la música andina tanto como bailar break. Me gusta también compartir mi experiencias como cusqueño con gente de otros lados. Una de mis metas es llegar a conocer mi cultura más profundamente y compartirla ampliamente con gente de otras generaciones tanto como con hermanos y hermanas de otros lados de nuestra planeta.

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