"The Biennial is a trip to discover new worlds and also to be discovered and seduced by new movements, lenguages and imaginaries to think about dancing as a way to express our emotions" says Amparo Sinisterra de Carvajar, president of the 2nd Biennial.
This is the Pacific festival, in which the most importat thing is to highlight the gastronomy, the folk music and the traditions of this region in Valle del Cauca. It is an awesome experience for the locals and of course for the visitors who want to dive into this culture.
This is one of the most important and traditional festivals in Colombia. In which the favorite attractions are the "Salsódromo", the "Cali viejo" carnival, the antique cars parade, the "Melómanos" meeting, the "Superconcierto" a really nice musical show, between other shows ans events.
If you like history and anthropology, besides the study of pre-Columbian cultures you can not miss visiting the Calima Archaeological Museum, a very special place where you can appreciate the scientific work and research that has been done on the Calima culture and its four societies, such as the 'Cazadores recolectores', 'Ilama', 'Yotoco' and 'Sonso'. This Archaeological Museum is in the municipality of Calima El Darién and is one of the must-see places in the central-western tourist corridor of Valle del Cauca.
Entertain and instruct yourself on the archaeological heritage of the region, enjoying a guided tour of the exhibition hall and complement it with a walk through the gardens around it. In addition, appreciate the pre-Hispanic homes that recreate the living conditions of the cultures of the different historical periods, a very special plan for the whole family.
The Calima Archaeological Museum is guarded by the ‘Instituto para la Investigación y la Preservación del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural del Valle del Cauca INCIVA’ (Research and Preservation of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of Valle del Cauca).
How to get there?
Head to the town of Calima El Darién. Seven blocks from the main square, in the northwest side of the city, you will find the museum.
For more information visit: http://www.inciva.gov.co/patrimonios-turisticos/museo-arqueologico-calima-calima-el-darien