BETWEEN the RUMBA and work
The feast of St. Peter is a synonym for identity, culture and tradition; Hat, tail ' and rooster, juaneros san and grappa are guests of honour during the days of celebration. "Fifteen average fifteen", was the price of spirits Anisette double average, drinking in the region than during the feast of St. Peter sets the standard in the preferences in alcohol consumption. "And is sold brandy is double Anis… beer also is very ordered, but most spirits, especially in the parade in which those old leaving pure mujeres… are hard to drink", said a college student, together with other colleagues, opted to join the rebusque folklore.
"We saw as already is part of our tradition start everything, i.e. at the Colombian time think renting chairs could be a good choice to help us in college costs", also meet this need, also rode his business with the alcoholic drink of the region. Riders, spectators and sellers agree that Peter is not the same if you live in dry suit for this reason; it is not difficult to find a sale of Anisette double every 30 metres. "Come, greet me with a traguito… is not stingy", was the effusive greeting with which one of the spectators received one of the riders. Thus brandy serves two important functions during San Pedro: encourage people and generate revenue. And there was no gastronomic festival El día de San Juan had two bumps. The cancellation of the aquatic parade due to the disagreement between the Municipal City Hall and the fishermen off the rental of canoes, as well as the realization of the opening of the gastronomic festival booths located to a side of the monument of the Mohan on the Malecon.
This space is intended to publicize the typical food of the region as well as the preparation process. On Friday, San Eloy the calendar day starts at 10 a.m. with FESTICREARTE, space for the permanent exhibition of painting and book, located in the departmental library; It will be the opening of the national artisan market in the square of the Malecon; and in the evening hours, the great parade of women candidates to the popular reign of Neiva is expected. SAN PEDRO from LA DISTANCIA Apoyados technology, the resident opitas in other cities of the world, and Colombia live 50 years of Sampedrinas Fiestas. Barely takes three months in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina and already misses the warmth of "the tierrita", especially, the sultry warmth during the feast of St. Peter in Huila, spread joy to locals and visitors. "I am wanting to be in the tierrita, especially now that we are in a strange Randonee calorcito land, heat people and good food of course", said Karla Ramos, social communications, who since March made landfall gaucha studying master of local economic development in the General San Martín National University. Amidst the occupations, splits time between his work, the postgraduate and Internet connection in order to see the development of the Festival. "I take the face book and other web sites that publish photos of parades and hence I 'chismosear' people that distinguishes one," said laughing. San Pedro, an excuse for a family reunion in the context of the simpering feast are many families opitas which are visited by relatives that leverage half year holiday to paste "rodadita", which makes this time an important time for the reunion and share family. "Strange being in family because this time we met, was shared the CONSERV roast or going to the parades, also strange friends, but strange coverall the chance to be in a parade and pegár me rum or aguardientico", recalled Karla with little air of nostalgia. And although very distant from his homeland, his ma.
Today, day huilense identity the deployment activities programs for today seeks to highlight the identity of artistic expressions specific to the region as child rajaleñas meeting "Abel Valderrama Yusti", the Sanjuanero departmental meeting and the night of San Pedro, which convenes the participation of citizens in the typical costume of the Sanjuanero.
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