The sun god seeing the corruption of his town "the titikaka" decided to punish and submerge it. To fulfill his plan, he sends his son "Manco Capac" and his wife "Mama Ocllo", they came out of the lake (puma stone) to create a new empire. They taught different activities to the people of there as the working of the land And the harvest of the potato, quinua, barley and corn, Products that are made in the area "Altiplanica". The new people of indomitable race have a feature on the main that is pleasing to the deities as the "Pacha Mama" and the sun god With the body language.
The three deities the condor (World of top), the puma (Worl of now) and the snake (Worl below), are What the God of the sun sends for that man does not feel forsaken.
Puno with its variety of dances, in vast majority carnivals cheerful, dedicated as a thank you to mother earth "the Pachamama" to give their agricultural products of the earth.
Finally the "gang Puneña" (Festive dance) is a dance of young love where the cholita falls in love with the man coming down from the hill in a loud voice saying enough, enough my love you already have another love. All these things in gratitude to the "Mamacha Candelaria" mother of Puno.
Puno "Capital of folklor" of Perú and América
Legend has it that the god Sol Wiracocha, pity the living state of barbarism Peoples, sent one of his sons; Born of the foam of the lake, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, to civilize and teach men. Were given then a barretilla, requesting them to seek Where were inserting it into the soil and the site where it sank designaria Where I was to be founded the capital of his empire. Obeying Divine Mandate, the couple emerged from one of the islands of Lake Titicaca ", now called Isla del Sol. After several days of travel and unsuccessfully to sink the floor, they came to the hill Huanacaure and There's barretilla sank primer blow . THEN there, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo founded the Inca Empire fulfilling its mission the capital. Manco Capac taught men the secrets of agriculture as the cultivation of the land, sowing seeds and manufacturing Necessary paragraph instruments such tasks. I also teach them build houses, roads and aqueducts. Mama Ocllo, meanwhile, I teach women a spin and weave, make a dress and do housework, like cooking, washing, etc. And Also, the creator sun god Viracocha stony Andean continent, created a the ayarachis, tocapauk and Dancers in costumes very colorful feathers, who danced and played together paragraph delight the Creator Father Wiracocha and receive a change blessings in their crops and crops for Welfare Andean Empire.
2.50 x 1.45 Mts. Artist Sculptor Michael Monteagudo Mejia.