Festival of the Sun

By: Amanda Fowler

Why, where, and when was the festival held?

The festival of the sun is held on June 24th in Cuzco, Peru. It is nine days and is a celebration of worshiping an Incan God. It has colorful costumes, festive music, and plenty of food.

What kind of people/ how many people does this festival attract?

It attracts about 150,000 people in authentic costume. They dance and play music.


  • Sheep and lamb sacrifice
  • Canca- Pudding
  • cakes


  • Folk dances
  • Band performances
  • praying
  • spreading flowers


The have live music played at the festival.