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The Cultural Centers of Valledupar - Other Activity Valledupar - Colombia

Culture in Valledupar isn’t just limited to Vallenato music. Several centers provide free exhibits, literary readings and concerts:

• Alianza Colombo Francesa (Carrera 13A, 13C-66. Tel: 570-3344) — monthly art exhibits, movies (Thursday 6:30 p.m.), concerts and other free events

• Fundación Pentagrama (Carrera 6, 15-12) — piano concerts Thursday 7 p.m., by donation (rehearsals Tuesday 6:30 p.m., open to public)

• Casa de la Cultura (Calle 16A and Carrera 6) — small museum; music and dance rehearsals on front patio

• Banco de la República (Carrera 9 16-13) — art exhibits, lectures

• Biblioteca Pública Departamental Rafael Carrillo Lúquez (Calle 15 and Carrera 14)

Centro Comercial Guatapurí, on the road to Balneario Hurtado, has free Vallenato concerts featuring some of the most important composers and musicinas (Wednesday 5-6 p.m.). If you are in the mood for a movie, there is a Cinemark theater in the same mall.

Valledupar, Colombia

Other Activity Types:
Culture center

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Many of the events are free.

Travel Skills: None

The Vallenato music schools, the monuments bedecking the city’s byways, a refreshing swim in Balneario Hurtado, Arhuaco indigenous villages in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso

Here are other activities in and around Valledupar that may be of interest: Pueblo Bello And Nabusimake, The Road To Guacoche, La Mina and The Road To Guatapurí.

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