Festival of the Vallenato Legend, Valledupar

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24°C (75°F)
35°C (95°F)
Valledupar 26 April - 30 April

Festival of the Vallenato Legend

Celebrating vallenato music

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Festival of the Vallenato Legend

The best composers and performers of vallenato music, which includes merengue, puya, paseo, and son, meet at the Vallenato Legend Festival, the greatest popular folk culture festival in Colombia. Musicians from countries like Cuba, Aruba, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States participate in the festival, which began in 1968 and is held every year in late April in Valledupar.