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Culture in Medellin

From learning to dance tango to listening to the typical music of our region, find the most frequent doubts

Where can I learn to dance tango?

You can learn at:

  • Salón Málaga every Monday reservations (+57) 318 384 85 38.
  • Teatro Pablo Tobón, Saturdays at 3:00 pm (Free)

Where can I see live tango shows?

To enjoy a great show, we invite you to the Salón Málaga or Casa Gardeliana

Is there any academy where I can have salsa lessons?

  • Teatro Pablo Tobón on Saturdays at 4:30 pm (Free)
  • Dance Free nightclub.
  • Sky Bar nightclub.

What is the typical music of Antioquia?

In Antioquia we have as typical music: trova paisa, carrilera music, pasillo, guasca, and popular music.

Where can I listen typical music of the region?

The typical fondas are the ideal place to listen to this type of music, we recommend La Herrería in the main park of Sabaneta.

Which are the typical Antioquia handicrafts?

In Antioquia we have as typical handcrafts the carriel, poncho o ruana antioqueña and the hat.

Which playful activities can I find in Medellin for children?

In the Parque de los Pies Descalzos and in the Parque de los Deseos, games and workshops are held for children, from Tuesday to Sunday every hour, also in the Children’s Reading House that is located on Avenida La Playa Centro.

Which libraries offer a space for literature?

All the Parques Bibliotecas and the EPM Library offer this kind of services

In what time of year do poetry events take place?

The International Poetry Festival has place in July, in open places of the City.

¿Dónde encuentro informacion acerca de los eventos que se realizan en Medellin y Antioquia?

You can find all the information about the events that are done in Medellin on the section Events, also in Opción Hoy magazine and on Página Compás Urbano.