La celebración del Inti Raymi en el Parque del Retiro de Madrid. Reconfiguración identitaria, rituales andinos en espacios públicos
In this communication concerning the celebration of Inti Raymi (The Sun Festival – Traditonal ceremony related to the commencement of a time of renovation according to the Andean worldview) in a Madrid public space (Retiro Park) in 2012 and 2014. I shall discuss and analyse the process of revitilization both cultural and political, through which the Andean migrant community empowers itself. Becoming visible as a community with a specific identity to the Madrilenian society in its struggle for recognition as active social agents who participate in the construction of the city in which they inhabit.
Published online: 11 December 2017