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Bajada de diablitos en Uquía en Carnaval del norte argentino

Carnival in Tilcara

Tilcara's Carnival is a celebration that dates back more than 500 years. It is carried out in different towns of the Quebrada de Humahuaca, being that of Tilcara the most important due to the influx of musicians, troupes and people from different places and countries that come to celebrate, decontract and liberate their spirit. Even for just a few days, the excuse of the carnival serves to connect with the passions, let the wishes flow and why not have a few more drinks.

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Ofrendas en el día de todos los santos en Maimará

Hallowmas: Celebrating The After Life

November, 1st: Hallowmas Day

The celebration of the day of all the saints results from the cultural and religious syncretism that occurred at the arrival of the Spaniards to the American continent. And although the tradition changes in each Latin American country, in Argentina, particularly in the north of the country, the holiday reflects tones of those payments and is a day of great importance.

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Ofrendas a la Pachamama en el mes de agosto en el norte argentino


Pachamama or Mother Earth, is part of the Andean belief in some countries of South America. Here the custom was born from the pre-Inca era, where its ancient settlers conceived the Pachamama as the protective and life-giving divinity.

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Peregrinación a Sixilera desde Tilcara en el mes de septiembre

Pilgrimage to Sixilera: notebook

Like many who travel the Quebrada de Humahuaca, this place fell in love with me and I decided to live here. Whenever I came to visit, I was able to do it during the summer, meet people, rocks, and many places and trails that I still discover every day.

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Enero Tilcareño del 2017

"Enero Tilcareño": preparing to the Carnival

Enero Tilcareño, the pre-carnival. For 60 years this traditional festival has called locals and people from all over the country. It is a cultural event that brings together artists from different fields throughout the Quebrada de Humahuaca and especially those from Tilcara.

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Flores de Maimará, colores de un pueblo

Flower and Folklore Festival: Dancing among flowers

6 years ago, the Flower and Folklore Festival was born in the famous flower town of Maimará, located in the province of Jujuy, just 6 km from Tilcara, also belonging to the imposing Quebrada de Humahuaca.

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