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Carnaval de Negros y Blancos


Language: English

Arising out of native Andean and Hispanic traditions, the Carnaval de negros y blancos (Black and White Carnival) in San Juan de Pasto in south-western Colombia is a great celebration lasting from 28 December to 6 January each year.
The celebrations begin on the 28th with the Carnival of Water, the throwing of water in homes and on the streets to initiate a festive mood.


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Place/region: San Juan de Pasto, Colombia, Latin America, Caribbean
Series: 2009 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Production and personalities:
Director: Claudia Afanador Hernandez, Carlos Gonz
Participant: Bernardo Javier Tobar, Alejandra Zuniga, Carlos Gonzales Hidalgo, Juan Sebastian Zuniga
Publisher: Universidad de Narino; Alcadia de Pasto, Colombia; Colombia. Ministerio de Cultura
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Rights: Universidad de Narino; Alcadia de Pasto, Colombia; Colombia. Ministerio de Cultura
 

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2009-0028700008
Source ref.: DOC:00543-EN, CAND:00287
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Universidad de Narino; Alcadia de Pasto, Colombia; Colombia. Ministerio de Cultura