Posted by Natalie Dalton on Nov 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Cartagena celebrates 200 years of independence

Colombia’s gorgeous coastal city of Cartagena celebrates 200 years of independence with fun events all week leading up to the grand finale on the city’s independence day, November 11. The  Full Article »

Posted by Matt Snyder on Jul 8, 2011 Leave a comment

NYC Colombian Indepence Day festival canceled for 1st time in 26 years

  This year’s New York City Colombian Independence Day festival has been cancelled due to a lack of funds, after key sponsors decided not to sponsor the event. The Colombian  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jul 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Barranquilla releases promotional Carnaval calendar

Barranquilla released its first ever calendar to promote Carnaval, the Colombian Caribbean coastal city’s biggest annual celebration, newspaper El Heraldo reported Tuesday. The Barranquilla Carnaval Foundation created the calendar with  Full Article »

Posted by Teresa Welsh on Oct 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Medellin receives 30,000 gifts for the city’s birthday

Medellin is turning 335 and has received 30,000 gifts from loving citizens. The capital city of the department of Antioquia will celebrate its birthday on November 2, and on a  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Jul 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Colombia’s bicentennial celebrations close with a bang

Colombia’s celebrations for its bicentennial of independence ended with a bang, as 30,000 people gathered in the nation’s capital to watch a spectacle of song and dance, and enjoy the  Full Article »

Posted by Camilla Pease-Watkin on Jun 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Monteria begins festival of local culture

A party atmosphere is taking over the northern Colombian city of Monteria this week, with the opening of the 35th Reinado Popular y Cultural de la Ganaderia – a festival  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Dec 4, 2009 Leave a comment

31 burned by fireworks in December

31 Colombians were burned by fireworks in the first four days of December, including 21 minors, the national police announced Friday. Director of civilian security General Orlando Paez Baron said  Full Article »