The “Desfile de las flores” marched on 37th Avenue from 69th St to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens last Sunday, July 14, 2019. The Parade features Colombian folkloric dancers from the Tri-State area.Carnaval from Barranquilla, Colombia.
The Parade includes Yipaos del Eje Cafetero, a folkloric jeep parade with farming women (Chapoleras) and mule drivers (Arrieros) from Colombia’s coffee-growing region. This parade has two reason to celebrate July 20 The Colombian Independence and to promote
Medellín’s Flower Festival is August 2 – 11, 2019 and his Silleteros.
Silleteros are flower sellers who carry flowers on their backs down from the mountains of Medellín, Colombia to sell in the markets.
In the old times, silleteros used put a chair (una silla) on their backs to carry loads of people or goods. That is how they got their name silla-teros. #colombia
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