The Atánquez Festivals - The descendants of the Kankuamos come together

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Valledupar 19 June - 22 June

The Atánquez Festivals

The descendants of the Kankuamos come together

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The Atánquez Festivals

The Folk Festival of Sierra Nevada, a cultural meeting of indigenous people, is held in Atánquez, a township of Valledupar. During the festivities of Corpus Christi in June, native dances and ceremonial rites are performed, drawing together different ethnic descendants of the Kankuamos.