Santurantikuy: a unique artistic exhibition in the world

This festivity takes place every december 24th. Santurantikuy is a cultural and artistic meeting point where artists and artisans exhibit their christmas Jobs made of different artistic techniques like
Silverware, imagery, painting, etc.

The history of Santurantikuys festivity goes back to times in Cusco where many artisans coming from different locations, bring with them the Nios Manuelito. Many years later, intelectuals and artists of Cusco recover this tradition and implement Santurantikuys Festivity.


This festivity is one of the biggest in Peru in terms of folk art. Nio Manuelito is the main carcter. This esculpture is a representation of children Jesus.

Even when the main thematic is Christmas, Santurantikuys Festival also exhibits works from other sectors from local art.

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