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COLOMBIA

THE BOTANICAL GARDENS, THE HOUSE OF FLOWERS
The nature and variety of
flowers are the stars of the
place. The Botanical Garden is
a green spot in a city of brick.
All visitors who enter paradise
will see an interesting
collection of exotic plants.
Also called Forest Park
Cemetery and Independence.

THE CERRO NUTIBARA, THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE
• Medellin is the lung. At itssummit is the village
Paisa, a beautiful replica of the municipalities of
Antioquia, the Open Air Theatre Carlos Vieco and
Sculpture Park, which displays works by American
artists. It is one of the best viewpoints of the city
with typical restaurant service and international
sale of handicrafts.
And how to enjoy all the programming offered by
Flower Fair is necessary to stay several days, herea variety of the best hotels in the city.

FAIR THE CALI
• Cali Fair starting on December 25, comes
loaded with a Super Concert, the Salsódromo,
and a parade of 26 schools of salsa dancers to
be developed south of the capital of Valle del
Cauca.

CARNIVAL OF BLACKS AND WHITES
• Six days of black and white painted faces,
floats, River and partying in the streets of
Pasto, Nariño.Events for all tastes, with
parades of years old, and even wills awards
CUY Festival.

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS
• Cartagena de Indias was founded in 1533 by
Peter Hall, its history is full of heroic battles,
because since its foundation became one of
the most coveted seats by pirates, English and
French being the largest port in the Spanish
colonial empire in America and therefore
haven of goldand material wealth.

BULLFIGHTING SEASON IN CARTAGENA
• In January 6th Cartagena Bullfighting Fair
• The Governor of Bolivar said that bullfighting
fans Cartagena de Indias has a lot to thank
Joselillo of Colombia for the great contribution
he made as chief architect of the construction
of the Monumental Plaza de Toros Cartagena
de Indias

CARTAGENA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
• someof the most representative of the city as
the Teatro Heredia, the shrines of Sofitel Santa
Clara Cartagena Charleston and the Plaza de
San Pedro Claver, also including a concert of
young talents and three concerts Cartagena
neighborhoods: Las Palmeras, El Pozón and
Maria Auxiliadora which will involve several of
the artists invited to the Festival.

CARNIVAL OF BARRANQUILLA
• Thecarnival is four days of intense expression,
which comes in parties' pre-carnival "from the
last two weeks of February. It starts on
Saturday with the Battle of Flowers and the
presentation of the Queen, King Momo and,
of course, Joselito Carnaval, who is buried on
March 4.

Battle of Flowers
• The first day of Carnival, the
boxes are placed along the
Cumbiódromo and the street
is closed toallow the passage
of carriages and alluding to
the "Battle of Flowers”.The
parade is chaired by the
Queen's carriage, dancing and
throwing flowers to the
spectators, while a large
troupe of princes and
princesses accompanying walk
while encouraging.

Also involve other coaches, more than 140
parades, dances, traditional costumes and
allegorical characters of the time, includinghighlighting the "spider monkey" hooded with
very long noses, the "Gigantonas" dancing on
stilts, the "dwarf big heads, with huge masks,
"Shakira" and the classic "Cantinflas".

FESTIVAL VALLENATO LEGEND
• The Vallenato Legend Festival is the great
festival of popular culture which is held in
Valledupar, capital of the department of Cesar.

Foundation Festival Vallenato
Legend in the same wayout the
grid of artists to be presented at
the 43rd Festival Vallenato
Legend, after giving the greatest
importance to the participants
in competitions accordion
professional, amateur, youth,
children, song unpublished
Piqueria and piloneras, which
again demonstrate their
commitment to the folklore and
support the work being done by
the highest authority of
Vallenato in Colombia....
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