Folklore Pomabamba

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Pomabamba folklore is characterized by being rich in customs and folk dances that are expressions of our people live. Although many of them are extinct, many others remain despite the years and ongoing social changes.
Dance of colonial origin, representing the Spanish or Creole gentlemen who danced brilliantly amused shock after war or celebrating his victories in the fierce battles at other times solemnized the religious Marketing festivals. May constitute a mixture of native dance of the warriors Huancas the center of the country with the air Spaniards, though their European ancestry is notorious for what is also known as the “Sword dance”.
Their presence in the dance halls, streets, in the atrium of the temples and homes is a source of joy and enthusiasm, dozens of spectators who follow the Huanca dance to a harp and a violin, played by the known “chimayches.
It is a dance performed by six beautiful young women (Nusta in the former Inca empire), this picture is the most beautiful folk among participating women, these crossbred marriageable overshadowed by her beauty the eyes of the spectators during his tour of the contour Plaza de Armas and the main streets of the city, at times involving a captain and two guides known as “Yuncas” that serve as leaders of the developments that perform and are responsible anacos custiodar dancers asked the outbursts of misfit or any spectator simply love.
the word “auquis” or “auquin” in Quechua means old, hence sales the compound word “aunquindanza” in pomabambino dialect means “dance of the old” is a dance vernacular had the time of the Inca ceremonial character and was own princes. It is a set consisting of four or more male dancers only, however on occasion included a girl and a boy about ten years, carrying gourds business of beer or liquor bottles, with instructions to drink old when these are tired or help them up when they have fallen on purpose.
Gait is not a stooge, but a squad of militants emerging farmers once a year, the feast of Patron Saint San Juan Bautista. This consists of a group of 30 to 40 farmers who boast domain jockeys and arrogance on the move. Accompanies these riders a peasant who plays a drum and a penny whistle that sounds like war Clarin. bringing marketers and brand owners together, that’s only has a BA and Psychology and MBA from Clark University The company is formed by three richly dressed riders, two peaks wear hats and curled wing, black cashmere suit English, two bands studded with silver coins across his chest and back, riding on white horses prancing right tools. Since a few days before the party make proclamation for all the streets of the city warning that when they leave the march there will be no justice whatsoever to the militia as road kill or cause injury to people neglected, so that children ask, elderly or fibula with disabilities have very carefully, because these traditional immunity enjoyed brand and of course also seeking permission or give notice to the political authority, and time through the streets and the outline of the square at full gallop as if they were savage hordes, because many of them are also in a state of intoxication and the voice of “FIELD”, “CAMPO” ride through the streets and sidewalks and they believe.
almost not a dance, more like a dance troupe performing since these gentlemen dancers never dance alone it proudly parade through the streets on foot between the eve and day of the party central Papa San Juan Bautista, then in the second day are actors in the infamous torture action of the Inca Atahualpa, the usurper of the empire. They form in line, center right Francisco Pizarro Hernando Pizarro Diego de Almagro right and left Hernando Pizarro’s lieutenants who has experienced more murderers Peruvian history in front waving the Spanish flag Felipillo progresses, large tongue, scampers very servile, the black slave costumes shaking their plumes of fine amoscon peacock feathers and very ceremoniously row after walking the priest Vicente Valverde carrying his Bible.
Source .- According to the versions, is a stooge designed and created by the current mitimae rural community of Vilcabamba and Huanchacbamba. The songs in the vernacular are significant because they recall the grandeur of the empire of Tahuantinsuyo, curses the first liar and disloyal and predicts Felipillo great disasters of the empire by the appearance of ‘wiracocha’
Components .- Integrate the eight ball ustas, Sergeant, the Inca, the sorcerer, called the ‘good aungur’, responsible for forecasting and predicting all events in the empire.
Costumes .- All women, the monillo dress and skirt of the same color, which may well be pink, blue, maroon or purple vests and tie with cross-woven wool.

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