Varayuq

Revaluing the organization of the Varayuq of the district of Ccatcca (DU)

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This record shows the importance of the organization of the Varayuq in the community life of the community, the election process of the members, the roles and functions, especially in the annual festive and agricultural calendar of the community. This production, in the original Quechua language, was based on the testimonies of the Varayuq members.

The collective was a beneficiary of the Line for the strengthening of community memory within the framework of Emergency Decree No. 058-220 aimed at cultural workers and bearers of intangible cultural heritage whose economic activities were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.