Colombia Research Paper

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Colombia is a Spanish-speaking country in the upper region of South America. Colombia is bordered by five countries. Panama borders them to the northwest, Venezuela and Brazil to the east, and Peru and Ecuador to the southwest. They are also bordered by the Pacific to the east, and is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north. On the western part of the country is three Andean ranges that stretch from the top of Colombia all the way through it into Peru and Ecuador. The eastern half of the country consists of a low, jungle-covered plain. In this tropical-forest it is mostly inhabited by isolated Indian tribes. Little is known about these various tribes. Colombia has many rivers that run through it. Two of the main and most known ones are the…show more content…
A few of these celebrations are Carnaval de Negros y Blancos, Carnaval de Barranquilla, Ibagué Folk Festival and Bambuco National Folk Festival, and the Wind and Kite Festival. The Carnaval de Negros y Blancos is a celebration that dates back to the ancient Indians honoring their moon goddess. Today it is a celebration of their multicultural heritage. The Carnaval de Barranquilla is the most colorful carnival in all the world. The Colombians gather in the streets for four days for this annual ceremony. It consists of Afro-Colombian music of the coastal region of Colombia and Catholic Festivities that were brought by Spanish colonists. The Ibagué Folk Festival and Bambuco National Folk Festival are two festivals that celebrate the music in Colombia. Ibagué is a region in the Andes that is "Colombia 's cradle of music culture." Ibagué 's Folk Festival is held in June and shows a variety of music styles. The Bambuco National Folk Festival, held in June, started as a 10-day feast honoring John the Baptist, but eventually turned into celebrating Colombia 's bambuco style of music and dancing. They hold performances, parades, and a beauty pageant for the

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