"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.
Located in Candelaria, in the Carrera 16 of La Gorgona, is the Piqueteadero Doña María, a special place to share with family the most delicious rellenas of Valle del Cauca. This place has more than 57 years of tradition and has made its picadas the best way to taste various plates of roasted meats, smoked pork and all kinds of fried foods full of history and flavor.
So do not hesitate on getting the taste of Candelaria’s picada, which match the amount of people you go with, your appetite and your budget.
How to get there?
To get to Candelaria from the transport terminal in Cali, take a bus from the transport companies Codetrans Palmira or Sultana del Valle, which offers the route over the Palmira highway or the Cavasa route, respectively. The trip lasts approximately 1 hour and the price of the trip ticket is $3,500.
Once you are in Candelaria, you have to go along Calle 15 (Florida-Cali road), turn right on Calle 9 and, in 200 meters, you will arrive the Piqueteadero. Also, if you are close to “Parque 2 la Aldea”, two blocks away you will find the best picadas in Valle del Cauca.