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Inti Raymi

Young girls, wearing colorful skirts, dance in a procession during the Inti Raymi fiesta in Pichincha province, Ecuador, 27 June 2010. Inti Raymi, "Festival of the Sun" in Quechua language, is an ancient spiritual ceremony held in the Indian regions of the Andes, mainly in Ecuador and Peru. The lively celebration, set by the winter solstice, goes on for various days. The highland Indians, wearing beautiful costumes, dance, drink and sing with no rest. Colorful processions in honor of the God Inti (Sun) pass through the mountain villages giving thanks for the harvest and expressing their deep relation to the Mother Earth (Pachamama).
Young girls, wearing colorful skirts, dance in a procession during the Inti Raymi fiesta in Pichincha province, Ecuador, 27 June 2010. Inti Raymi, "Festival of the Sun" in Quechua language, is an ancient spiritual ceremony held in the Indian regions of the Andes, mainly in Ecuador and Peru. The lively celebration, set by the winter solstice, goes on for various days. The highland Indians, wearing beautiful costumes, dance, drink and sing with no rest. Colorful processions in honor...
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