CULTURE

Locals of Medellín carrying colorful flowers for the Silleteros Parade during the Feria de las Flores in Medellin Colombia
Medellín
Valeria Villalba Vides

Feria de las Flores 2019 – Program and Highlights

Feria de las Flores: Tradition and actuality. The Feria de las Flores in Medellín is one of the most anticipated events by the paisas in Antioquia. It’s a way of celebrating this culture of entrepreneurship, happiness and colourful traits that characterizes us. In addition to all of us, Antioqueños that live for this fair, thousands

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A young attractive man is having a drink with a young Colombian girl. He is trying to seducing her. They are very close
Medellín
María Alejandra López Cano

10 Tips to meet paisa girls in Medellin

Who better than a real paisa would tell us what we can do or avoid doing when trying to win girls of the Antioquia capital. Aleja will help us with ten exclusive tips to meet and make paisa women to fall in love. First you must know that in Colombia it is said that the

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List of all the paisa words used in Medellin. The background is a picture of colorful colonial style balconies with flowers and flags in the village of Salento Colombia
Indispensable Information
Valeria Villalba Vides

Paisa vocabulary you need to know to speak in Medellin

How do they speak in Medellin? You probably traveled to Medellín thinking that it would be easy to survive with the Spanish you already know. But what you were not expecting is that some of the words used here mean something completely from what you have learned. This is the reason why VICO brings you

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Many old and new books in a vintage book shop or library
Culture
Valeria Villalba Vides

Fiesta del Libro y la Cultura in Medellin

Everything you need to know about la Fiesta del Libro y la Cultura in Medellin: The first version of la fiesta del libro (at that time fair) was held on March 12, 1993 but it was not constant every year because the conditions were different. This year the 12th version of la fiesta is celebrated

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Aerial view of the buildings and the parks of the neighborhood El Poblado in Medellin Colombia during a sunny day
Medellín
María Alejandra López Cano

Parks in Medellín – Top 4 of the best parks in the city

Medellín is a city with spaces for everyone, either locals or foreigners, partiers or dreamers, big spenders or big savers. In the particular case of the parks, you will find the perfect one for you, whoever you are. Medellín has one for everyone. You’ll find from urban environments, classic, traditional and full of history, to

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View of the buildings of Medellin, Colombia during a sunny day with the mountains in the background
Medellín
Jonathan Bar-Hod

Barrios in Medellín – Get to know the story of your barrio

Have you ever wondered about the history of the neighborhoods (barrios) of Medellín? Why are the names so different and how was their constitution? Today VICO helps you to know more about this city. Medellín is a city of 2,508,452 inhabitants (2017). They split in 20 institutional areas (universities, parks, etc.), 249 official urban barrios. In

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List of all the paisa words used in Medellin. The background is a picture of colorful colonial style balconies with flowers and flags in the village of Salento Colombia
Medellín
Valeria Villalba Vides

Paisa vocabulary you need to know to speak in Medellín – Part 2

We hope that our first Paisa vocabulary guide helped you and that you are having “una chimba” of time Medellín. If you already read the first article, you should understand the expression. If not, it’s fine… we forgive you and we give you an opportunity to read it here. You heard a lot of unknown

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A girl and a woman looking with interest at art objects under glass in a museum in Medellin using guidebook
Medellín
Valeria Villalba Vides

Museums in Medellín – The 9 most interesting of the city

Get to know the most interesting cultural spaces and museums in Medellín! The cultural offer in the Aburrá Valley is as wide and diverse as the ways to say “yes” in paisa. Therefore, we want to show you the most outstanding museums in Medellín that are definitely worth visiting. For example, have you ever been

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Football stadium 3D rendering at night with the green grass, the bleachers and the lights on the fiels with an orange filter.
Medellín
Valeria Villalba Vides

Football in Medellín – Green or Red? Choose your team

For paisas, football is similar to a religion. Only the love they have for they family can exceed their passion for their team. As in every country in Latin America, Football in Medellín is the most famous sport. Football in Medellín: There are 2 big football teams in Medellín: Atletico Nacional (AN) and Independiente Medellín (DIM).

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