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  • Always been curious what it is like to celebrate NEW YEARS EVE in South America? In this newsletter you find some Peruvian superstitions. As this text is in Spanish, we included some vocabulary for your convenience. (For Spanish speakers at an intermediate level).

    La noche que nos traslada al nuevo año está llena de cábalas y supersticiones que tienen que ver con buenos augurios para el año que comienza.

    La mayoría de las supersticiones que se realizan la noche del 31 de diciembre fueron introducidas por los colonizadores españoles y se arraigaron con más fuerza en las ciudades que en los sectores rurales.

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  • The cultural window of Cusco is edited by the management of the Institutional Image department of the INC in Cusco, where all the cultural activities are published during the year 2008.

    Agenda Cultural

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  • Student’s Diary

    Lindsay Hatzenbuehler
    United States

    Each morning, on my walks up the steep winding street to the Saqsaywaman ruins or through the quiet streets in and around the central plaza, I excitedly ventured thru and around a city that is slowly becoming more modern yet is still home to a population that is religiously strong and culturally rich (the elders continue to speak Chechua and wear traditional clothing and restaurants serve traditional Peruvian food).

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