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Comet Festival

Every year, during a weekend in August, with the wind season comes happiness. In the beautiful colonial setting of Villa de Leyva the Festival of Wind and Comets is held, during which participants not only have fun but have the opportunity to observe the professional contestants who perform impressive demonstrations in the town square, Competing in different categories

The event was born on August 7, 1975 and since then, has been held every year. It tells the story that in the year 1980 models of comets of Europe and the United States were brought: deltas that do not need glue nor winds, acrobatic of two or four ropes to juggle and geometric with three dimensions. After this, Villa de Leyva began to reach international tourists