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Santurantikuy: The Colorful Christmas Festival of Cusco


Nestled in the Andes mountains of Peru, the city of Cusco comes alive during the annual festival of Santurantikuy — a celebration of Christmas steeped in rich tradition, culture, and vibrant festivities. Dating back to the Spanish colonial period, Santurantikuy has evolved into a beloved annual event that showcases the dynamic culture and unique history of Cusco.
The term «Santurantikuy» translates into Spanish as «buy me a little saint.» Recognized as a national cultural heritage, this traditional fair stands as one of the most representative cultural expressions of Catholicism in the Andean region of Peru.

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