Medellín Events: October 2013

Events for October 2013 in Medellin, Colombia, including concerts, festivals, holidays, and sporting events.

Beyoncé in Concert: A Review of the Mrs. Carter Tour

Jenny attends Beyoncé’s debut concert in Colombia at Estadio in Medellin, and compares the experience to seeing Madonna in 2012.

Medellín Events: September 2013

September is the beginning of the low season, but there are still a couple of big events, including Beyonce in concert, and the annual jazz festival.

Fondas de mi Tierra: A Feria de las Flores Event Explained

Fondas de mi Tierra is an event where paisas party the way they have for years, something very traditional.

Palmahia Discoteca: Willie Colón in Concert

Palmahia Discoteca is a concert venue and club located in Itagui. This is my experience attending a concert by salsa legend Willie Colon.

Concurso de Elegancia Debuts In Colombia

Colombia’s first Concurso de Elegancia featured years of preservation, restoration, or both, of some of the world’s most famous models.

Medellín Events: June 2013

Upcoming concerts, festivals, and theatrical events for the city of Medellin, Colombia in June 2013.

How to Attend a Large-Scale Reggaeton Concert

This Friday, February 8, two of the biggest names in reggaeton will be performing in Medellin, Daddy Yankee and Wisin y Yandel. I missed Daddy Yankee in 2009 when I left Medellin before his show, and again in 2010, when his concert in Medellin was cancelled a few days after I’d bought tickets. Wisin y […]

Feria de Cali: Celebration, Salsa and So Much More

CALI — Giuseppe got overzealous with the spray foam. He hit a little kid in the face. He felt bad and apologized. He didn’t realize revenge was coming. The caleñito, no more than 7 or 8 years old, eventually swiped the canister from Giuseppe’s hands and let him have it. A few moments later, Giuseppe […]

La Feria de las Flores: 2012 Schedule of Events

Medellin’s biggest annual festival is just around the corner. The 2012 Feria de las Flores (Festival of Flowers) will run from August 2 – 12. The 10-day festival is a celebration of paisa culture, and this year’s schedule is packed with tons of events, big and small. I’ve had the chance to attend the last […]