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Local Band Cirkus Funk in Concert, Friday, Feb 26th in Cali

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Tomorrow, Caleño band Cirkus Funk will be playing in Centro Cultural Comfandi in downtown Cali. The main reason for the concert is the launch of Cirkus Funk’s second album, Space Conga. The band has been playing together since 2010 and just recently got back from a Mexican tour. To be honest, I don’t know much about…

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La Feria De Cali – The Biggest Event Of The Year

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Christmas is approaching and so is La Feria, the biggest event of the year for many in Cali, both locals and foreigners alike. Lots of Caleños have been saving money all year to spend during this five-day celebration, that takes place every year from December 25-30, and attracts more than 2.2 million people, of which…

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Ciclovía: Run, Skate or Bike without Traffic every Sunday

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Ciclovía may be the coolest idea to ever come out of a public office in Colombia. An initiative that started in Bogotá back in 1974 and eventually spread to Medellín, is finally beginning to gain momentum in Cali, where it is known as the CicloVida. The idea is to give the city’s inhabitants an opportunity…

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El Petronio Álvarez – Pacific Music festival

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Next week, from August 10-16 Cali will be hosting the 19th edition of the annual Pacific music festival, Petronio Álvarez. The festival is named after famous musician Patricio Romano Petronio Alvarez Quintero who was born on the island of Cascajal outside Buenaventura in 1914, and who dedicated most of his life to music, before dying in Cali…

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