By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, July 21st and July 22nd, Rio hosts, respectively, the "Gran Fiesta Colombiana" and the "Babilombia", parties dedicated to Colombia's Independence Day, celebrated on July 20th.
Aimed at promoting Colombia's culture in Rio, the events include Colombian food stalls, Caribbean music and a typical Latin-American football (soccer) match.
On Friday, July 21st, the "Gran Fiesta Colombiana" party takes place at Multifoco Bistrô, in Lapa. Starting from 11PM, DJ Sany Slaybi will be spinning an ecletic Caribbean line-up of salsa, merengue, vallenato, champeta, salsa choque, reggaeton, amongst . . .