Cultural Events - There is always something to do

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Cultural Events

There is always something to do

Why do cultural events tourism in Colombia?

The cultural calendar in Colombia is marked by many different musical and artistic festivals which visitors can enjoy time and again.

Fairs and Festivals

Diversity is also present in festivals such as Carnival of Barranquilla; Carnival of Blacks and Whites in Pasto; and Flower Fair in Medellín.

 

 

Cultural Events

Events such as the Ibero-American Theatre Festival in Bogotá; the Hay Festival and Cartagena Classical Music Festival have earned a place on the agenda of art world figures.

Fin de año

In December cities and towns in the country are dedicated to end of year celebrations. The Christmas lights in Medellin, Bogota, Villa de Leyva and Quimbaya are highlighted.

 

 

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San Patio Festival, Chocó

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The San Pacho Festival

For 20 days starting every September 20th, the capital of Chocó is full of joy thanks to the celebrations in honor of...

Pubenza Carnival

The Pubenza Carnival, held every January in Popayán, seeks to honor the cultural traditions of the inhabitants of the...

Feast of Our Lady of La Candelaria

The feast of Our Lady of La Candelaria, deeply rooted in the cultural tradition of Cartagena, unfolds amidst cumbias,...

Little Devils’ Festival

The Little Devils’ Festival is the oldest celebration of Antioquia. It has been held every December since 1653 with...

The Hay Festival

Every year in late January, Cartagena pays homage to literature during the Hay Festival, one of the most important...
The Cali Fair, Cali

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The Cali Fair

The Cali Fair, held every year from the 25th to the 30th of December, is one of the most important traditional...

Festival of cumbia

Considered Cultural Heritage of the Nation, the Cumbia Festival held in El Banco is a popular event that pays homage to...

Currulao Festival

Inaugurated in 1987, the Currulao festival in Tumaco is a celebration that seeks to rescue the cultural heritage of the...
International Theatre Festival

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International Theatre Festival

The International Theatre Festival takes place in Santa Marta each year in early September or late August and invites...

Carnival in Rio de Oro

Every year in March, the city of Rio de Oro holds a Carnival, a tradition that originated between the 1920s and 30s as...

Popayán Religious Music Festival

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

Santa Fe de Antioquia Film Festival

Many of the films, documentaries, and short films at the Santa Fe de Antioquia Film Festival are shown outdoors. That's...

National Beauty Pageant

Each November, Colombia becomes a huge party thanks to the National Beauty Pageant, which has been held in Cartagena...

Sutamarchán Tomato Fight

The Great Colombian Tomato Fight Is a festival which pays homage to agriculture held in the middle of the year in, a...
World Salsa Festival, Cali

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World Salsa Festival

The World Salsa Festival takes place in Cali every September; it is an event not to be missed. Famous bands and about 5...
Manizales Fair - A Spanish-style party

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Manizales Fair

At the beginning of the new year, right after the Cali Fair, the celebration continues with the Manizales Fair, now...

Blacks and Whites Carnival

Locals paint their faces black one day and white the next. These are the two principal days of the Blacks and Whites...

Rock in the Park Festival

The Rock in the Park Festival, which takes place in Bogotá in the summer, brings 300,000 music fans to the Simón...

Night of Fire

The joy of Christmas invades Salamina at the beginning of December when they celebrate the Night of Fire, a holiday...

Baranoa Festivals

Baranoa Township, 14 miles south of Barranquilla, is famous for the festivities that take place there. One is the Plum...
Fashion in the city - La moda en la ciudad

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Fashion in the city

The capital of Valle del Cauca sets trends. Exposhow Cali has earned an important place as an event specializing in...