"The Biennial is a trip to discover new worlds and also to be discovered and seduced by new movements, lenguages and imaginaries to think about dancing as a way to express our emotions" says Amparo Sinisterra de Carvajar, president of the 2nd Biennial.
This is the Pacific festival, in which the most importat thing is to highlight the gastronomy, the folk music and the traditions of this region in Valle del Cauca. It is an awesome experience for the locals and of course for the visitors who want to dive into this culture.
This is one of the most important and traditional festivals in Colombia. In which the favorite attractions are the "Salsódromo", the "Cali viejo" carnival, the antique cars parade, the "Melómanos" meeting, the "Superconcierto" a really nice musical show, between other shows ans events.
The Vuelta de los Ataúdes is a natural rock formation on a wall, known as "diabasas columnares", located at the side of the Vijes-Carbonero road, la Pedrera. The name of the place was awarded to it thanks to the similarity of the natural artifact found with the appearance of stacked coffins. This place has become a popular tourist destination, since a rock formation like this one is unique in the country.
This space is appreciated, to a greater extent, by those interested in discovering the accidents of nature and its reason for being there. That is why archaeologists from all over the country and abroad go exclusively to Vijes for appreciate this jewel of nature that, moreover, has a very important scientific value, since its formation dates from the final phase of a volcanic era.
How to get there?
The Vuelta de los Ataúdes is located in La Pedrera, 20 minutes from the municipal seat of Vijes, on the Vijes-Carbonero road. To get there by car, the shortest route is taking the Cali-Yumbo highway, continuing the trip on the Yumbo-Vijes road, passing through the municipality of Mulaló. By public transport, from the Cali transport terminal, you can take the Transyumbo line.