Colombia is characterized by being a country of happy people and for this, that Colombia has different festivals and fairs throughout the year, and in every corner of the entire territory, we will name some of the most important;
It is one of the most important festivals in the country, in 2003 it was declared by Unesco as a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. During these days, people from Barranquilla and visitors dress with joy to enjoy the different folkloric shows, concerts, parades, among other acts, held in February.
This fair is held every year in the capital of the department of Caldas, it is one of the most important in the coffee region. This includes concerts, exhibitions and an international reign of coffee, it also has a bullfighting season. This is celebrated at the beginning of the year in the month of January.
Black and White Carnival
It is celebrated in the city of Pasto, it is one of the festivals where the indigenous culture predominates, it is celebrated every year from January 2 to 7 and it gathers and attracts more tourists each year between Colombians and foreigners. In 2002 it was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco.
Vallenata Legend Festival
It takes place every year in the city of Valledupar, considered the cradle of the vallenato, in the festival different folkloric samples are held in which they choose a vallenato king, the festival enhances the vallenata culture.
It is celebrated in Medellin in the month of August, it is one of the most emblematic in Colombia and is a tribute to the roots of the paisa within them is the parade of silleteros; here more than 500 farmers parade with the artisan saddles decorated with different types of flowers.
Independence Fair in Cartagena
It is a party to commemorate Cartagena’s independence from the Spanish empire, during these days parades, concerts and a popular reign are held.
It is celebrated in the month of December in the city of Cali, it is a carnival of music, lights and dances. There are concerts of great salsa celebrities, they do horseback parades and a bullfighting fair.
In commemoration of the anniversary of the founding of Santa Marta, which is the oldest city in Colombia, parades and concerts are held and, most characteristic, the reign of the sea where the candidates demonstrate their skills in different water disciplines.