Carnival, Barranquilla 2006 (Barranquilla, Colombia) [ 66 images ]
The Carnival of Barranquilla is a unique festivity which takes place every year during February or March on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. A colourful mixture of the ancient African tribal dances and the Spanish music influence ñ cumbia, porro, mapale, puya, congo among others ñ hit for five days nearly all central streets of Barranquilla. Those traditions kept for centuries by Black African slaves have had the great impact on Colombian culture and Colombian society. In...