"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 La Brillante district of the municipality El Cairo, the Community Natural Reserve: Cerro el Inglés is an exceptional tourist destination. This site is in the heart of the Serranía de los Paraguas, which places the natural reserve in one of the most important conservational areas of Colombia. This place encompasses 756 hectares of mist forest. All of these characteristics make of this natural paradise an essential eco-tourist destination for any traveler interested in learning more about the natural reserve.
Scientists have discovered endemic species, such as: orchids, amphibians, and reptiles. The extraordinary biodiversity of the place, its mountainous topography, and the fact that it is a hydrographical basin resource, make this natural reserve a remarkable treasure from its operators. The Cerro el Inglés cooperates with sustainability and has great repercussions in the environmental stability of abundant regions, including the national territory.
Inside of the natural reserve, projects of sustainability and biological research are conducted. Its visitors can witness the fauna and flora sighting, learn about environment education, explore the eco-friendly path, and dwell into the landscape.
How to get there
From the municipality El Cairo, tourist packets are offered to travel to the Cerro el Inglés, including the Jeep transportation. The shortest route from Cali in a personal vehicle, suggests to take the highway Cali-Palmira and continue the path through the following municipalities: El Cerrito, Ginebra, Buga, Tuluá, Andalucía, Zarzal, La Unión and in the roundabout of Cartago, people take the third exit towards Ansermanuevo and straight you will find the municipality of El Cairo.