WITH LOCAL AND NATIONAL ARTISTS, PARADES AND LIVE SAMPLES, SAN ANDRES WILL CELEBRATE THE BICENTENARY OF COLOMBIA
* Workshops with different cultural, musical and gastronomic exponents will be the protagonists of the agenda, as well as special guests from other regions of the country.
* The Secretariat of Culture will carry out a series of activities from October 31 to November 2 that will seek to include the entire community in this great celebration.
With samples and manifestations of the intangible heritage of the Archipelago, San Andres joins the commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Independence of Colombia. The Secretariat of Culture will carry out a series of activities from October 31 to November 2 that will seek to include the entire community in this great celebration.
The Ministry of Culture, through the Workshop School of Colombia, with the support of the Secretariat of Culture, will dedicate these days to exalting island music, crafts and cuisine from the hands of its managers, who contribute with their identity-laden legacy.
Workshops with different cultural, musical and gastronomic exponents will be the protagonists of the agenda, as well as special guests from other regions of the country.
The Spratt Bigth Pathway, the Coral Palace Squares, and Morgan's Canyon will be the venues for these closing events on Saturday, November 2. In order to have as much participation as possible, each site will have activities at different times, starting at 2:00 p.m. and ending at 10:00 p.m.
The civil, military and ecclesiastical authorities will begin the march with the characteristic parade in the company of the various peace bands. Upon completion, craft shows, concerts and musical bands will be the central point.
The typical island cuisine will be adorned with a live cooking presentation that will integrate the invited regions, represented by 21 women who will build a representative menu of the island by using ingredients from other cultures while maintaining the flavors and Raizal identity.
Similar to this, 15 exponents from San Andres will promote the island tradition with the "Fair Tables," where they will have exquisite products that they themselves prepare as an example of entrepreneurship.
MUSIC FOR EVERYONE
A total of 11 groups of the Archipelago will offer presentations in their original format or in ensemble with groups and musicians from other regions of the country. La Rebe, Groove 82, Joe Taylor and the Fireband, Job Saas and the Heartbeat, among others will be the island representative, while Esteban Copete and his Pacific Quintet, Martina Camargo and Juventino Ojito will be the national guests.
The Bicentennial of the Independence of Colombia, is a range of activities promoted in the regions by the National Government, intended for the celebration of 200 years of the events which took place in Santa Fe de Bogota on July 20, 1810, which meant the beginning of the Colombian independence process.