The Incan festival of the sun, or Inti Raymi, was celebrated on June 24. It marked the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere and the beginning of the new year in the Andes.

Inti Raymi

Inti, the sun god, was
Worshipped by Incas in
Qosqo each year;
Marking the solstice, they
Focused attention on
Radiant sphere.

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