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The Pope in Colombia

Today is a special day for Colombia: after 31 years a Pope comes to visit Colombia! His Holiness the Pope Francis will visit Bogotá, Villavicencio, Medellín and Cartagena. The motto of the Pope’s Apostolic Journey […]


Policarpa Salavarrieta, heroine of Guaduas

Policarpa Salavarrieta, also known as La Pola is the most known and popular heroine for Colombians. She represents the other feminine image, almost opposite to the traditional one: the fighter, active, brave woman. Policarpa was born and raised […]

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The Paisa community

This community is made up of the present-day departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Risaralda, and Quindío. The cultural identity of the inhabitants of the Coffee-Growers Axis has its roots in colonization, and the ‘Paisa’ identity is […]


Los Wayuu

The indigenous tribe Wayuu live in the North of Colombia and some part of Venezuela, in a beautiful region called “La Guajira”. They represent 20% of the indigenous population of Colombia. They have their own […]

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Guaduas

At about 100 km from Bogotá stands a small colonial town where the time seems having stopped and it feels like being in another era! The name of this place is Guaduas. With a population […]


BARRANQUILLA’S CARNIVAL

Barranquilla’s Carnival is considered to be one of the most important cultural festivals in Colombia. It takes place in the city of Barranquilla during the four days preceding the start of the Catholic period of […]

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The Wounaan community

The indigenous Wounaan community, a population in the Chocó department, is found in the north of the municipality along the San Juan river, a ‘resguardo’ of Río Taparal. The community is made up of 900 […]