Cali to be ‘Capital of Joy’

Posted on May 20 2014 - 11:14pm by Today News

The poster that will promote Colombia’s biggest salsa event in the southern Colombian city of Cali has been chosen, national media reported Monday.

afiche-feria-cali-internaThis year marks the 57th Feria de Cali, which takes place every December in the country’s third largest city and the event ran a competition this year’s poster.

Out of 138 designs entered, a 21-year-old graphic design student from Bogota cam out on top, Colombia’s El Tiempo newspaper reported on Monday.

The poster, which is a key tool for promoting the event portrays an Afro-Colombian woman who radiates joy through her large smile.

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According to El Tiempo, this year’s theme was ‘The capital of Joy” and Jorge Tadeo Lozano, the winner of the competition, managed to create a poster that transmits festivity, cheer and bliss.

Feria de Cali is a major drawcard for thousands of tourists across Colombia and the world who come to enjoy the salsa music and dance.

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