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International Festival of Amazonian Popular Music: El Pirarucú de Oro

Inaugurated in 1987, the International Festival of Amazonian Popular Music is an event held every November, in which...

Indigenous Bagpipe Festival San Jacinto

One of the main expressions of Colombian folklore can be enjoyed every August during the San Jacinto Bagpipes National...
Classical Music Festival of Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias

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Classical Music Festival of Cartagena

The hill of La Popa, the castle of San Felipe, the Adolfo Mejia Theatre, and the Gethsemane auditorium are some of the...

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Chimichagua and Tamalameque

The towns of Chimichagua and Tamalameque are celebrated in Colombian folk songs. The master José Benito Barros mentions...
 Colombian Andean and Sacred Music Festival - Good grades in San Gil

Colombian Andean and Sacred Music Festival

Every year during Easter, the town of San Gil (20 minutes south of Barichara) hosts the Colombian Andean and Sacred...
 Popayán Religious Music Festival , Popayán

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Popayán Religious Music Festival

The Popayán Religious Music Festival was inaugurated in 1964 to complement the religious processions of Holy Week...
Leticia's Birthday, Amazonas

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Leticia's Birthday

April 25 th is a special date for the inhabitants of Leticia. On that day, they attend a religious celebration and take...

Villa de Leyva International Jazz Festival

Villa de Leyva hosts the International Jazz Festival in the 1st semester of each year, a festival in which locals and...
Activities

Amazonian Ethnographic Museum of Man

A good place to learn about the culture of the inhabitants of the jungle is the Amazonian Ethnographic Museum of Man,...

The Sweets Festival

Cartagena hosts the Sweets Festival every Easter as a way to keep folk traditions alive in the city. This event...

Popayán Religious Music Festival

The Popayán Religious Music Festival was born in 1964 to complement the religious processions of Holy Week. Orchestras...

Marimba music

The characteristic sound of the marimba’s chonta (palm wood) tablets and reed resonators spreads throughout Colombia...

Leticia Tourist Boardwalk

The tourist boardwalk in Leticia is a quiet place where you can enjoy the breeze from the Amazon River and admire fiery...
Specific experiences
 Amazonian lakes - Among lotuses and dolphins

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Amazonian lakes

The Yahuarcaca lakes in the town of Leticia can be navigated by kayak through a jungle flanked by rubber trees and red...
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, come together at...
Carnival of Barranquilla - Joy in the streets

Marimondas, Carnaval de Barranquilla, Colombia

Carnival of Barranquilla

The Barranquilla Carnival, held in the first quarter of every year, a few days before Ash Wednesday, is the best party...
Cartagena Classical Music Festival  - Join the music

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Cartagena Classical Music Festival

The hill of La Popa, the castle of San Felipe, the Adolfo Mejia Theatre, and the Gethsemane auditorium are some of the...
Destinations - Events

Cultural events in Barranquilla

The Carnival of Barranquilla is the main festival of the region. However, a number of other celebrations capture the interest of travelers who want to enjoy local customs.
Destinations

Barranquilla

Barranquilla is known as the Golden Gate of Colombia because in the late nineteenth century it served as an entrance...
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