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Pasto 1 January - 7 January

Blacks and Whites Carnival

A festival to unite people

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Blacks and Whites Carnival

Locals paint their faces black one day and white the next. These are the two principal days of the Carnival of Blacks and Whites, which since 2009 is part of UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage. The celebrations, which take place from the 2nd to the 7th of January, are famous for giant figures made ​​by local artisans walking through the streets of the city.