La Chiva Periodística promoted for the World the Barranquilla’s Carnival at the Barco de Papel Cultural Center with the sponsorship of the Queens Chamber of Commerce on Friday, August 2, 2019
The “Chiva Periodística” is a folkloric organization that brings together artists and journalists dedicated to spreading throughout the world the culture of Colombian’s Atlantic region. It is an initiative that makes this Colombian regional culture visible.
This folkloric organization has actively participated in the Barranquilla Carnival for 23 years and promotes “Barranquilla Carnival for the World” by appearing before UNESCO in Paris and other European cities such as Berlin (Germany), Madrid and Seville (Spain), Viña del Mar (Chile) and at the Calle 8 Carnival in Miami.
On this occasion they join the celebrations of the Bicentennial of the Independence of Colombia and will promote the rhythm of Cumbia as one of the cultural treasures of Colombia, the event at the Barco de Papel Cultural Center included a talk, music and dance, and was presented by Karla Florez, Cultural manager.