Gina Vergel

Carnival in Barranquilla Podcast: A Celebration of Colour and Afro-Colombian Identity

By 25 August, 2016

Joe Galbraith takes a trip to carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia. He finds out why it’s the second largest carnival in South America, discovers its afro-caribbean roots, its close ties with cumbia and checks out the picó soundsystem culture that is a big part of everyday life on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Join Joe on this evocative exploration of what’s been called “the ultimate people’s celebration, the merriest, loosest and most true to the free-wheeling Caribbean spirit.”

Produced by Joe Galbraith (@jogasound).
Presented by Ever Bornacelli Jr. and Fabian Altahona Romero (
With the participation of Ever Bornacelli Sr., Juan G. Castro, Diego Benalcazar and Sebastian Torres.

Find out more about carnival in Barranquilla:
El Carnaval De Curramba (Barranquilla, Colombia)
Barranquilla’s Carnival is ‘Una Sola Gozadera!’
!Sacúdete Carnavalero! Barranquilla’s Carnival Sure to Delight
Songs & Mixes To Transport You To Carnival in Barranquilla
Barranquilla Is Artist’s Constant Influence

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