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Colombia Express: Flower Festival (Spanish)

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The origin of the Flower Festival is intimately related with the custom of the farmers who came down to the city carrying their small wooden chairs full of agricultural products to sell. This began in 1958 and has become one of the most admired parades in the city.

Media Details

Runtime: 26 minutes

Colombian villagers parade down a street wearing colorful traditional outfits while carrying bright flags in a variety of colors and designs. Spanish caption. La lengua camenitsá, es de nuestros antepasados.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 1
26 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of children and a young women smile together at a festival. Spanish caption. La mezcla cultural se siente en las calles.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 2
26 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with exotic makeup looks up as another woman helps position her headdress. The headdress has red and orange feathers that extend out from a small green feather fan with a flame-like medallion. Spanish caption. Y que sean los niños.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 3
25 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person in a parade walks down a street. They wear a headdress made of antlers and purple feathers and a costume with a bright green top and purple wings on their back. Spanish caption. Y le recomiendo a todos los niños que lo haga.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 4
26 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People stand at an outdoor evening event. A girl in the foreground smiles as she looks forward. Spanish caption. Woman as Narrator. Bueno, la feria de las Flores acá en Medellín.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 5
26 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
3 singers on stage with 2 holding microphones. The man is wearing a traditional white linen short-sleeved shirt and pants. The 2 women are wearing gowns. Spanish caption. Mujer en altavoz as narrator. La señorita Colombia.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 6
25 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of of a person's hands playing a stringed instrument. Spanish lyrics caption. Doña Mariquinha quiere ir a pasear.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 7
23 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man plays an accordion on a stage. Banner in background reads in Spanish, "Un homenaje al rey sin igual." Man as narrator. Spanish caption. Pero muchas personas se pregunta, José.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 8
26 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup profile of a boy's face making a pleasant expression. A man in a striped shirt stands behind him in the background. Spanish lyrics caption. Catalina, ay, vida mia. Ay, Catalina, ay, vida mia.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 9
26 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People swimming in the waves and standing in the water at a beach. A woman in the foreground carries a basket on her head with cut watermelon, whole papaya, and pineapple fruit. Spanish lyrics caption. Y vencido los españoles la libertad nos brindó.
Colombia Express (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 10
23 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12