The “Inti Raymi” or Sun party; was the biggest festivity and the most important one, it was very spectacular and magnificent, that was made in the times of the empire of theTahuantinsuyo, which the religion was based in worshiping the Sun
The party to the Sun begins at the Qoricancha; after this, the Inka will go to the Main Square and then they celebrate the mainceremony in the plains of Sacsaywaman
The 24 of June of every year is the celebration of the winter solstice, in other words the beginning of the New Year of the Sun. the Inti Raymi.Long time ago when Cusco was inhabited just by the royal family, the priests and the most important people; the religious celebration was made every year in The Main Square of Cusco.
The “IntiRaymi” or Sun party; was the biggest festivity and the most important one, it was very spectacular and magnificent, that was made in the times of the empire of the Tahuantinsuyo, which the religion wasbased in worshiping the Sun. The Inti Raymi was made to give worship to “Apu Inti” (God Sun) also known in some areas like “Apu P’unchau” (Day God)
The peasants people of the Inca kept practicingthe festivity with out the consent of the Spanish authorities, there was a mulato by the name of Garcilaso de la Vega he compile in detail all the events of this festivity in his royal journals. “LosComentarios Reales”.
Today the Inti Raymi is organized every year in Saqsaywaman, the day of San Juan the 24 of June. This same day is the beginning day or day of the farmer in Peru. Inti Raymiis a festivity establish in the calendar of Cusco since 1944 thanks to the enthusiasm Dr. Cusqueño. Humberto Vidal Unda.
Now days this representation has a script to fallow, and the festivity is donein the plains ofSaqsaywaman and lately also in the temple of Qoricancha and in the Main Square of Cusco, from here the royal people leave to go to the plains of Saqsaywaman where they’ve set up all...
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