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Music festivals in Venezuela

In the last 6 years the Venezuelan scene has suffered a strong blow, in several areas. Great bands of Pop, Rock and Metal once filled the polyhedron of Caracas and in other opportunities as in the Red Experience in 1998 where Carlota was the site of the biggest events in the country. For years, Venezuelan musicians and producers took on the task of producing events with a high level and […]

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Venezuelan gastronomy: What is an arepa? What do we eat more in Venezuela? What are the typical dishes?

Hello, my dear readers! Today I come to talk about something that I love! Know what it is? The food! The gastronomy of Venezuela is very varied, and is the result of the cultural and gastronomic mix coming from Europe (especially from Spain, Italy, France and Portugal) and Africa (through the populations of slaves carried by the Spanish) with gastronomy of the indigenous peoples of Venezuela. I can tell you […]

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Venezuela is at risk of losing a generation

Hello, my dear readers! Today I come with a subject a bit sad but hard to ignore…I know that last time I talked about health in Venezuela and when I researched so much about that, I found some information difficult to ignore because even I have seen that reality with my own eyes.And that reality is that the worsening of poverty in Venezuela has caused the deterioration in the quality […]

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Venezuelan desserts: Catalina recipe

Hey, my dears readers! Today I was with my best friend an we realize that we had all the ingredients to make catalinas so I want to prepare this dessert very common in Venezuela for any time of the year. It is obtained in any Venezuelan bakery, I do not know if it will be obtained elsewhere in Latin America, maybe yes. Anyway, today I want to prepare some catalinas. […]

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Venezuelan Myths and Legends

Hello, my dear readers! Yesterday I was up late talking with friends about the horror stories they told us when we were girls. Among those stories are those that pass from generation to generation. And within our territory there are stories of scares and apparitions that are worth sharing with you. The Venezuelan Legends are my favorites, since they deal with very diverse topics. What I am trying to say […]

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Humanitarian aid for Venezuela: What happened on February 22 and 23?

Thousands of people waited from before the dawn in the bridge of Tienditas, that connects to the Colombian city of Cúcuta with the Venezuelan one of Ureña, the beginning of the concert Venezuela Aid Live, that began at 11.00 local time of this Thursday with the Venezuelan and Colombian hymns and the applause of tens of thousands of people who attended the event. Rivers of people dressed in white and […]

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Venezuelan Poetry: History, favorite books and writers

Hello, my dear readers! Today I want to talk to you about something that I love. Venezuelan poetry. In general I love poetry but last year I discovered a bookstore that sold only books by Venezuelan writers. Among them there is a great variety of history books, stories and my beloved poetry. I love verses, rhymes and sometimes just one sentence is enough to fill you with emotions. Venezuelan poetry […]

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[Guest] More about the Mochima national park…

The Mochima National Park is a national park that is located between the states of Sucre and Anzoátegui in eastern Venezuela. It was declared as such on December 19, 1973. The Mochima National Park is ideal for water sports such as scuba diving and sailing thanks to its warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. In the park there is a variety of vegetation, where cactus predominates, bushes, ferns and orchids […]

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