SINKUY DANCE #1

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by Ursula de Bary

Ceremonial dance performed in Ollantaytambo every 6th of January, by the communities of Willoc, Patacancha, Yanamayo and K’ellkanca. As can be seen in the dance, the male leads a stick, which represents the authority of mayors, in the right hand and on the other hand he carries a pututo, which is an Andean wind instrument consisting of a shell.

Location: OLLANTAYTAMBO, CUSCO, PERU

 

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