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Did you know that the Barranquilla Carnival is the second largest carnival in Latin America?
Only behind the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro.
The best party in Colombia, the Barranquilla Carnival, is the most important festival in the country. It is distinguished by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity that has an unparalleled cultural value.
Every year, Barranquilla becomes a stage where music and dances come together in the memory and identity of the city. Great concerts with world-class artists bring together thousands of people every year. This is one of the most anticipated date of the year for Colombians and tourists who want to experience this unique event.
In recent years, the Barranquilla carnival has been fuelled by many cultural elements that make a show like no other. This carnival allows you to see amazing Colombian folklore performances.
The Barranquilla carnival is celebrated in the last days of February. Its activities are distributed in the following stages:
· Battle of Flowers
· Great stop
· Orchestral festival
· Joselito's funeral
After four days of intense partying, the Barranquilla Carnival comes to an end with the death of the "Joselito Carnival", who is the most representative character,a symbol of joy and celebration. This carnival is an event that you can not miss, Barranquilla is full of joy and it spreads to every Colombian and tourists.