"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.
The Calima river, besides supplying water to the reservoir that bears the same name, is one of the tourist sites preferred by the inhabitants of Calima-El Darién and nearby municipalities. The refreshing waters of the river are perfect to enjoy family outings and the popular 'paseo de olla', in which people carry the ingredients and utensils needed to prepare their lunch at the side of the river, while enjoying the breeze. This wonderful river has an extension of 16 kilometers and has three public entrances. In addition to enjoying the freshness of the river, you can go mountaineering, fishing, tire tours and hiking on foot or on horseback.
How to get there?
To get to Calima - El Darién municipality from the transport terminal of Cali, you havo to take an intermunicipal route offered by the company Trans Calima, the route lasts approximately 3 hours and the price of the ticket is $ 14,500.
Once you reach this municipality you can take one of the three routes to the river:
La Playa: On the Darien – El Diamante road.
La unión: On the Darién – Jiguales road, at the right side of the bridge.
El Remolino: 2 kilometers from San Jorge Hospital.