to CocoViche's Colombian Photo Gallery! Inside this
gallery you'll find photos of the Carnaval de Barranquilla
2001. Just click on a photo you'ld like to view and
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biggest event from Barranquilla is the famous Carnival
de Barranquilla, the second largest carnaval after
Río in South America, it takes place in February,
40 days before Easter week. It begins with the "Battle
of the Flowers" (Batalla de las Flores), its
a popular and colorful parade of costumes and and
dances of indigenous African-American origin symbolished
as the "el Torito, el Diablo, el Garabato, el
Congo y las Pilanderas" and it closes with the
symbolic funeral of Joselito Carnival."
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