Tinya palla (Quechua tinya a kind of drum, palla dame, lady, mature woman of the Inca nobility / a Peruvian folk dance with women representing Inca princesses)or wiqru palla (Quechua wiqru twisted, bent) is a traditional dance of the Pomabamba Province in the Ancash Region in Peru. In 2009 the National Institute of Culture declared tinya palla a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral Nacional No. 491/INC-2009.
A pinkillu, pinkuyllu or pinqullu is a flute found throughout the Andes, used primarily in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru. It is usually played with one hand, leaving the other one free to accompany oneself on a drum like the tinya. It is used in a variety of public festivals and other kinds of communal ceremonies.
The tinya (Quechua) or kirki (Quechua) is a percussion instrument, a small handmade drum of leather which is used in the traditional music of the Andean region, particularly Peru. The drum dates to the pre-Columbian era, and is used in traditional Peruvian dances, notably in Los Danzantes de Levanto where it is played by one person simultaneously with the antara, a type of panflute; that instrument combination is similar to the worldwide tradition of the pipe and tabor.
A previously unknown Inca settlement, Quriwayrachina or Quri Wayrachina, was found in the Willkapampa mountain range in the Cusco Region of Peru in 2001. The site lies in the Santa Teresa District of the La Convención Province, north of the archaeological site of Choquequirao and west of the mountains Kiswar and Quriwayrachina (Corihuayrachina), on a mountain named Victoria. Close to nearby ancient Inca mines, the surrounding hills are covered with the littered stones from more than 200 structures in this Inca outpost.
Incahuasi District or Inkawasi is one of six districts of the Ferreñafe Province in the Department of Lambayeque in Peru.
Jolljepunco, Colquepunco or Sasahui (sasawi) local name for Leucheria daucifolia, -ni an Aymara suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with the sasawi plant", Hispanicized Sasahuini) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru and the name of a lake near the peak. The mountain is about 5,522 metres (18,117 ft) high. It is situated in the northern extensions of the Vilcanota mountain range in the Cusco Region, Quispicanchi Province, in the districts Ccarhuayo and Ocongate and in the Paucartambo Province, Kosñipata District. Jolljepunco lies northwest of the lake Singrenacocha, southeast of Minasnioc. The lake named Jolljepunco is situated south of the mountain at.
Incahuasi or Incawasi is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Lima Region, Cañete Province, Lunahuaná District.
Inka Wasi or Inkawasi is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Ayacucho Region, Parinacochas Province, Pullo District.
Inka Wasi is an archaeological site in the Huancavelica Region in Peru. The Inca palace is considered one of the most important monuments of the Huancavelica Region. Inka Wasi is located in the Huaytará Province, Huaytará District, about 25 km from Huaytará. It is situated at a height of 3,804 m (12,480 ft).
Inka Mach'ay is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huancavelica Region, Tayacaja Province, Ñahuimpuquio District.
Colcampata is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District.
Ch'unchu is a folk dance in Peru. It is performed on festivals of the Cusco Region like Mamacha Carmen in Paucartambo and Quyllur Rit'i. Varieties include q'ara ch'unchu, qhapaq ch'unchu and wayri ch'unchu. Its name comes from a derogatory Quechua word for native inhabitants of the Amazon Rainforest.
Wari is a traditional dance of the Ancash Region in Peru. The dancers are accompanied by musicians who play the tinya and the small pinkuyllu.
Purunllacta or Purum Llacta (Quechua purum, purun savage, wild / wasteland, llaqta place is an archaeological site of the Chachapoya culture in Peru. It is situated in the Amazonas Region, Chachapoyas Province, Cheto District, on the mountain of the same name. It lies northeast and near the archaeological site of Purunllacta of the Soloco District.
Wilca is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Amazonas Region, Utcubamba Province, in the east of the Cajaruro District, near the border with the Bongara Province.
Quriwayrachina, Quri Wayrachina, Hatun Quriwayrachina or Hatun Quri Wayrachina is an archaeological site of the Inca period in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Lucanas Province, Carmen Salcedo District. It lies near the mountain Inka Pallanka which is venerated as an apu by the people of the area. There are two platforms which are known as Hatun Quri Wayrachina and Huch'uy Quri Wayrachina by the locals. On April 20, 2011, the site was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Viceministerial No. 459-2011-VMPCIC-MC.
Amaru Marka Wasi, Amarumarcahuasi or Amaromarcaguaci also known as hispanicized and mixed spellings , Amarumarkahuasi, Amaru Markahuasi), Salunniyuq(Salonniyoq, Salonniyuq), Salunpunku(Salonpunku), Laqu, Laq'u(Lacco, Lago), or Templo de la Luna is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District, north of the city of Cusco. It lies east of the archaeological site of Sacsayhuamán and south of Tambomachay and Puka Pukara, near Qenko.
Incahuasi is a mountain in the Vilcabamba mountain range in the Andes of Peru whose summit reaches 4,315 metres (14,157 ft) above sea level. It is situated in the Apurímac Region, Abancay Province, Cachora District. The mountain lies on the bank of the Apurímac River, opposite the archaeological site of Choquequirao. On its northern slope there is a small archaeological site named Inka Raqay. Tourists are also attracted by the viewpoint of Incahuasi which provides good views of the Apurímac valley, Choquequirao and Padreyoc.
Carhuachuco is a mountain in the Pariacaca mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,507 metres (18,068 ft) high. It is situated in the Junín Region, Yauli Province, in the districts Suitucancha and Yauli. Carhuachuco lies south of the mountain Putka and south-west of the lake Putkaqucha.
Waqra Willka is a 5,066-metre-high (16,621 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Junín Region, Huancayo Province, Chongos Alto District. Waqra Willka lies east of Wira Challwa. A couple of small lakes named Yuraqqucha, Anqasqucha, Challwaqucha and Antaqucha are situated at the feet of the mountain.
Tinyaq or Quri Willka is an archaeological site in Peru with storehouses of the Inca period on a mountain named Tinyaq. It is located in the Ayacucho Region, Huanta Province, Iguain District.