Inti Raymi Celebration in Ecuador : News Photo

Inti Raymi Celebration in Ecuador

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PESILLO, ECUADOR - JUNE 26: A man dancer, wearing a colorful masque of Aya Uma - the creature from the Indian myths, leads the procession during the Inti Raymi fiesta on 26 June 2010 in the village of Pesillo, Ecuador. 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). (Photo by Jan Sochor/Latincontent/Getty Images)
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PESILLO, ECUADOR - JUNE 26: A man dancer, wearing a colorful masque of Aya Uma - the creature from the Indian myths, leads the procession during the Inti Raymi fiesta on 26 June 2010 in the village of Pesillo, Ecuador. 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). (Photo by Jan Sochor/Latincontent/Getty Images)
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