Colombia Celebrates Its Bicentennial With Concerts And Military Parade

Colombia Celebrates Its Bicentennial With Concerts And Military Parade

By Geraldine Cook
July 22, 2010

Colombia celebrated the bicentennial of the beginning of its independence with more than a thousand concerts around the country, the central one being Juanes’s performance in the depressed region of Chocó; a military parade; and at nightfall, fireworks in Bogotá’s Bolívar Plaza.

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