The most popular sports in the country are soccer, athletics, baseball, skating, and cycling. Our national sport is “Tejo”, which derived from an indigenous practice called Turmequé.
What activities do Colombian people do?
Colombia’s extreme biological diversity offers a multitude of outdoor activities. The Caribbean coastal areas offer scuba diving, snorkelling, and parasailing, while boating, whale watching, and fishing are popular along the Pacific coast.
What do Colombians do in their leisure time?
In their free time, Colombians enjoy going to parks, movies, discos, and friend’s houses. They also enjoy many festivals and carnivals throughout the year. These include the Carnaval de Blancos y Negros, Semana Santa (held during Holy Week), and Feria de las Flores.
What are Colombians hobbies?
The most popular sport is soccer, but many other sports are played in Colombia. These include basketball, volleyball, golf, tennis, and swimming. In cattle-ranching areas there are rodeos. People in river or coastal areas enjoy boating and fishing.
What are the most popular leisure activities in Colombia?
Football, cycling, and roller skating are the most popular sports in Colombia.
What are some fun facts about Colombia?
Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world, after only Brazil which is 10 times its size, and one of only 17 “megadiverse” countries. It has the highest amount of species by area in the world, including more species of bird than all of Europe and North America combined.
What are 3 traditions in Colombia?
Colombia celebrates Christmas and holidays
The most typical Colombian Christmas traditions include eating natilla (a custard dish resembling a flan) and buñuelos (fried dough balls) and attending a Novena de Aguinaldos, when families come together to eat, sing carols (villancicos) and recite a set of prayers.
What do teenagers in Colombia do in their free time?
Teenagers in Colombia spend a lot of their free time with their families, or socializing with friends. They enjoy dancing and music from all over Latin America, the Caribbean and North American. They will be happy to show you their moves and teach you how to dance!
What types of sports and recreation activities are popular in Colombia?
The most popular sports in the country are soccer, athletics, baseball, skating, and cycling. Our national sport is “Tejo”, which derived from an indigenous practice called Turmequé. Currently, Colombia has two Olympic gold medals, 6 silver medals and 11 bronze medals.
What time do kids in Colombia go to school?
Students in the primary grades attend from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Secondary students attend from 7 a.m. until 1:30 pm. Each class is one hour long. At 10:00 students have a “recreo” or recess in which students eat a snack.