Celebration of the first Colombian week in Prague

From August 7 to 14, 2021, the Association of Colombians of the Czech Republic (Asocol) and the Colombian community are proud to celebrate the first Colombian week in Prague.

Various cultural, sporting, gastronomic and other events will take place, which will introduce you to Colombian culture and traditions and also introduce interesting personalities from the Colombian community living in the Czech Republic.

The main objective is to enhance the cultural values ​​of Colombian identity and to foster even stronger links between the Colombian community and Czech society.

Among the main events, they will celebrate “The Battle of Boyacá” – the decisive battle that secured the independence of Colombia with a friendly football match on August 7th.

The next day, you can participate in the Food Festival at Havlíčkovy sady and try the traditional Colombian cuisine: Bandeja paisa, empanadas, arepas, tamales, aguapanela, mazorcada, aborrajados, chorizos and much more.

And you probably know that Colombian coffee is some of the best in the world, right?

That’s why on August 12, Dorado Specialty Coffee will host a free coffee workshop to share unique stories about their brand, their coffee, its production and its history. After that, you will be invited to taste their amazing products.

The full program of the Colombian Week is published on the connect.

The initiative is sponsored by the Embassy of Colombia in Austria and its accredited consular section in the Czech Republic, the Plan for the Promotion of Colombia Abroad, “Colombia Nos Une”, Prague 2, the National Minorities Division and Foreign Affairs of the City Hall in Prague, Prague Municipal Library, Cervantes Institute, FAMU, Zasekávák Café, Grébovka Pavilion, Světozor Cinema, (A) void Floating Gallery.

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