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Traditional events in Cartagena

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January Up
Bullfight Fair
From January 2nd to 6th the "fiesta brava" takes place in Cartagena de Indias. Bullfighters from Colombia and around the world exhibit an unforgettable show for cartageneros and tourists

Beach Volleyball - Beach Soccer
In January, Semana Santa (easter), June, and December Beach Volleyball and Beach Soccer tournaments are organized with the participation of professional teams from latin america, the United States and Canada.This contests are alternated with DJ concerts, Mini thong contests, Wet Girls, and prize raffles among others


February Up
Feasts of Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria
Are celebrated every year at the end of January and beginning of February. There are processions, cavalcades fairs and other events.

Fries Festival
Parallel to the Feast of the Virgin of the Candelaria, a festival where the most recognized fryers in the city compete, offering the traditional taste of the fries from Cartagena.


March Up
International Movie TV Festival
It is celebrated at the beginning of the year (generally in March) and has become more and more important during the last decade; among the best in Latin America. It awards the best Iberoamerican films, advertising films, and the India Catalina Awards to the best productions in Colombian Television
Nautical Fair
Between March and April the sea is the No. 1 protagonist of this fair that exhibits the city in all its splendor during Semana Santa (Easter).


April Up
Sweets Festival
The Festival del Dulce (Sweets Festival) is born as another way to recover and keep alive the popular traditions in Cartagena and its surroundings. It is regularly celebrated during Semana Santa (Easter). Mostly the palenqueras participate, who with ancestral culinary knowledge have learned how to captivate foreigners and natives sweetening their lives a bit.


June - July Up
Summer Festival
At the end of June and beginning of July is the Summer Festival which takes the Bullfights Plaza and the beaches for everyone's delight. There are musical concerts, activities and all sorts of events at the beaches of Bocagrande and Marbella.

International Sailing Championship
From June to July.


November Up
November 11th Feasts
In November, the city commemorates its independence with popular feasts along with the town hall of Getsemaní. This is a real feast of the town and for the people, with the traditional marches of dance groups and dance schools in the downtown and the shacks at the popular neighborhoods of the city
National Beauty Pageant
At Mid- November, Cartagena de Indias becomes even more beautiful with the presence of the candidates to the title of Miss Colombia. They come from all the departments of the country, the National Beauty Pageant chooses the most beautiful woman in the country to represent it at Miss Universe.


December Up
Jazz Festival under the Moon
Cartagena de Indias is the ideal city to promote all sorts of musical rhythms and Jazz couldn't be an exception. At Mid- December and under the enchantment of the moon in Cartagena, the lovers of this music may get together and be delighted by the sound of this pleasant rhythm.


Other Events Up
International Fishing Contests
Nautical Sports
Army Regatta
Club de Pesca Regatta
Club Nautico Regatta
Nautical Week
Congresses and Conventions
Antiquary Showroom
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