Inti Raymi is still celebrated in indigenous cultures throughout the Andes. Celebrations involve music, wearing of colorful costumes (most notable the woven aya huma mask), and the sharing of food.
Why did the Spanish ban Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi was prohibited by the Spanish during the first years of the conquest claiming that it was a pagan ceremony and not in compliance with the catholic religion, however, small ceremonies took place without major consequences. … Participants of the ceremony were the Sapa Inca, the nobility and the Inca army.
How do you say Inti Raymi?
inti raymi Pronunciation. in·ti ray·mi.