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Bolivian indigenous people attend an Aymara ritual within the summer solstice celebrations on 21 December 2012

The summer solstice at Isla del Sol, in celebration of the Andean new year. The celebrations are led by two yatiris, or shamans, one woman and one man in ...

Bolivian indigenous people attend the Summer Solstice celebrations on... News Photo - Getty Images

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People dance during the summer solstice at the prehistoric Stonehenge monument near Salisbury, England on June 21, 2013. (Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated ...

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Bolivian President Evo Morales joins a ceremony marking the Aymara new year in Orinoca, June 21, 2017. | Photo: EFE

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The sun rises over the ancient observatory at Kokino, Republic of Macedonia, as people celebrate the summer solstice on June 21, 2014.

Bolivians welcome the Winter Solstice in Tiwanaku, stretching their open hands towards the New Year's

A couple celebrates summer solstice at the Kokino megalithic observatory, on June 21, 2011. The 3,800-year-old observatory was discovered in 2001 in the ...

Solstice celebrations.

Indigenous Bolivians of the Aymara culture hold their hands up to receive the

In the Southern Hemisphere, June 21st is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. In Bolivia it is known as the Aymara New Year, ...

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21 June 2012: Around 5,000 people gathered to watch the summer solstice at Stonehenge in

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People practicing yoga during the summer solstice in Times Square in New York

Above: Winter Solstice in Bolivia on June 21st. Below: Winter Solstice today (December 21st) in the Netherlands.

Explore Art, Science, History, Music and more at the Solstice Saturday Festival, held June 22 at the Smithsonian Museums. Photo: By the People

... ancient civilization of Tiwanaku located in the highlands in Tiwanaku, Bolivia, at sunrise on June 21, 2013. Bolivia's Aymara Indians are celebrating ...

Sebastian with his one-night-only Bolivian soulmate.

Celebrating Summer Solstice 2017 Around the World .

While Americans were stockpiling bottled water and canned food in anticipation of the end of the world, I thought it best to be as close as possible to ...

Fast forward to modern day Bolivia and there are numerous intriguing events to attend for Aymara New Year. You can see the sun rise at the ruins of Tiwanaku ...

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In Ireland, the ancient Neolithic passage tomb at Newgrange, County Meath, welcomes a select few (chosen by a lottery system) to observe the illumination of ...

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LA PAZ, BOLIVIA, 21st June. Aymara amautas or spiritual leaders wait to receive


Summer Solstice at Stonehenge

Aymara New Year is celebrated on the Solstice 21st June, winter solstice here in Bolivia and summer solstice in Europe. The Aymara are one of the largest ...

On June 17, 2009, by means of supreme decree, Bolivian president Evo Morales, of Aymara origin, declared that every 21st of June was to be a national ...

2018 winter solstice

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While almost every aspect of the culture in Bolivia is new to me, I don't think I have had any trouble adjusting to it. Because of my little expectations ...

I am an Immigrant. Inti Raymi - Wilka Kuti (Summer solstice) : 25 June

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The celebration takes place in the ancient pre-Inca ruins of Tiwanaku, near the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca. It's quite a journey from Cochabamba, ...

Swedish midsummer

In simple terms, we experience the solstices because the Earth is tipped at an angle from the plane of its orbit around the sun. In the northern hemisphere, ...

Several people dressed in costumes participate in the Inti Raymi, feast of the sun that

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... The sun rises over the horizon at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge. Image by

A Point Of View: Solstice and the lack of symbolism in Britain - BBC News

Summer Solstice 2011

Yoga, dance greet summer solstice. People raise their hands in celebration ...

Stonehenge solstice

Revellers gather at the Avebury Neolithic henge monument, a Unesco World Heritage site. Image

Grand Lighting and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Concert to Celebrate Summer of Love 50th

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"Spirit Journey into the Orion Zone" Chaco Canyon Summer Solstice with Gary A. David

La Paz, Bolivia. 18th June, 2018. Indigenous Bolivian Aymaras participate in a

Stonehenge Summer Solstice

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Summer and Winter Solstice

Inti Raymi, as celebrated in Cotacachi, Ecuador

Sebastian with his one-night-only Bolivian soulmate.

An Aymara priest participates in a ritual at sunrise to celebrate the Aymara New Year on June 21, 2013, at the Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia.