CARNAVAL: Color and flair; fantasy in Santo Tomas for the Battle of Flowers & Inter-municipal Crowning


On January 30th, one of the most important events of the department of Atlantico took place with candidates from each municipality who took to the streets, dressed in fabulous “garotas”; the costumes of the many fabulous characters of Carnaval. At every turn of your eye were huge feathers and bright colors..

The event began at around 2pm and wound its way through town, ending in the town square at 5pm, where the inter-municipal crowning event began. The crowning candidates made ​​their presentations; fabulous displays of dance, color and culture, and five municipal finalists were chosen, namely Palmar de Varela, Galapa, Puerto Colombia, Santo Tomas, and Polonuevo.

The big winner of the night was the representative of the municipality of Palmar de Varela, Madeleine Pertuz Villalba, who won over the audiences with her charming charisma.