• Day133

    Baila la Calle - Noche de Orquestas

    February 9, 2018 in Colombia ⋅ 🌙 26 °C

    Dance on the Street (Night of the Orchestra)
    It is a concert featuring many national and international musical ensembles, and was created in 1969. In this festival, the participating musical ensembles compete for the coveted award called Congo De Oro in different categories. As a rule, each musical ensembles should perform three songs and at least one of them should be dedicated, in their content, to the city of Barranquilla.

    When I reached near the Carrera 50, I found out that they had blocked off all the entrances to the street except one and that was bang opposite to where I was. It took me about 20 min to get to the entrance and of course the entry was free 😉
    The whole street was like a long rectangular arena, packed with stalls and people. There were people dressed up for the carnival, dancing to the music being played by the stalls.
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