Time to journey to Colombia at this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival, located in Washington D.C., is running out.
The festival, which began on June 30, will continue to run from July 7-11 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., marking your clients' last chance to enjoy the traditions, diversity and culture of Colombia.
This is the festival’s 45th year celebrating culture from all around the world, with this year focusing on Colombia, Peace Corps and Rhythm & Blues. This year’s program will allow visitors to see, taste and feel the true colors and passion of Colombia.
Visitors will be able to move beyond perceptions and discover the offering and experience Colombia has to offer as a booming travel destination. The Nature of Colombian Culture program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will showcase the real Colombia through lifestyles and traditions from all over Colombia. It will highlight the bio-cultural diversity of the country, along with how the environment is linked to their culture. Festival goers will have the opportunity to take a journey to South America and meet those individuals representing Colombia from nine different regions of the country.
To view the day by day schedule of the Colombia program at the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, click here.