Winter Solstice - Willkakuti - Aymara New Year
The winter solstice or Willkakuti is celebrated in Tiwanaku on every June 21st. This date marks the Aymara New Year or Machaj Mara; it also marks the beginning of a new agricultural year. The winter solstice indicates that the earth is at its farthest point from the sun.
The Urcupina Virgin apparition Legend
One day, the little girl was surprised by the visit of a dazzling and beautiful lady, who with her small son in her arms started talking to her.
Gran Poder Festival
The Gran Poder Folkloric entrance is a traditional festival that takes place in the well-known Ch'ijini neighborhood of La Paz city since 1974.
The Willkakuti, known as the Aymara new year, is celebrated on June 21st in the pre-inca ruins of Tiwanaku.
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