"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.
La Cumbre, in colonial times, was the preferred resting place for the Vallecaucanos (natives of El Valle) thanks to its pleasant climate and beautiful landscapes. Close to this municipality and in the middle of the formidable Western Cordillera, is the Sol de Luna Archaeological Museum, located in the Pavas township. It was founded on October 12, 1998. This place is surrounded by the calmness of nature, where an archaeological treasure that commemorates the life of the ancestors of this historic region can be found.
In this magical place, there are approximately 700 pieces that consist of pre-Colombian figures, tools, pitchers and clay vessels, which replicate the past of the Mayan culture that inhabited this region. The route through the Malocas Tipicas with thatched roof and bahareque structure, guides visitors across the cultural tradition of the ancestors.
How to get there?
To get to the municipality of La Cumbre from the ground transportation of Cali, you can take the bus route with the Trans Calima company, which route goes towards Pavas. The trip lasts an hour and a half and costs $ 7.200 Colombian pesos ($2.50).
There are no bus routes to get to the museum. However, the inhabitants provide transportation service by motorcycle. The walking tour lasts forty-three minutes, since it is 2.1 miles from La Cumbre.