Initiative ‘The Magic of Cusco at Home’ will be broadcast worldwide via social networks

The Provincial Municipality of Cusco and the Municipal Company of Celebrations of Cusco (Emufec) will officially launch the activities that will be held on the occasion of the jubilee month of celebrations 2020 of the Imperial City, this Sunday 24 through virtual platforms (Facebook and Instagram and Youtube ) and the local media, considering that the regulations that restrict face-to-face activities with human concentrations in public spaces due to COVID-19 are in force.

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The president of the Emufec Shareholders’ Meeting, Ricardo Valderrama, pointed out that as it is in the public domain, the current context of health emergency affecting much of the world and, in particular, Peru and the region due to the COVID health emergency- 19, has generated that almost all the activities are now deployed through digital media, and given the significance of the celebrations of the Historical Capital of Peru, these cannot go unnoticed, on May 24 it will be shared with the population details of the digital programming of celebrations to the Imperial city.

On the other hand, the president of the Emufec board, Fernando Santoyo, pointed out that the Fiestas of Cusco and Inti Raymi, which traditionally will take place in June with more than 200 activities with great attendance from the local public and visitors, cannot be held Due to the current state of health emergency declared by the Government, these will take place virtually.

For this, a multiplatform program has been consolidated, consisting of around 20 activities that will be disseminated through virtual resources and other means that current technology allows, so that all aspects of cultural identity, tradition and customs that have meant Celebrations of Cusco throughout these 76 years since its reinstatement, do not lose its validity, message and essence.

“In this way, it seeks to strengthen and remember in this emergency situation, that June is the month of the Feasts of Cusco and Inti Raymi and at the same time, an invitation, in the hope that next year 2021 there will be a longed for return to a new normality, for the reunion of all the cusqueños and cusqueñistas in another version of their parties “, finished the official.