The silleteros of Santa Elena and their tribute at Cerro Verde Mirador

Cerro Verde Mirador Reserves

The Flower Fair is recognized worldwide and nationally for its protagonists, the silleteros of the town of Santa Elena.

A Colombian tradition proclaimed by the Congress and the Ministry of Culture as Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Nation for its work as a cultural manifestation from generation to generation.

What are the types of saddles?

According to their different characteristics, they are classified into four types: traditional, emblematic, monumental and commercial.

What are we going to do at Cerro Verde Mirador?

At Mirador Cerro Verde we want to pay a living tribute to each one of the silletero artists who make this tradition so important for the region and the country possible.

We invite you to celebrate and toast to them, in our restaurant bar, while you let yourself be amazed by the view of eastern Antioquia and dance to the sound of live music.

Event: Tribute to silleteros and Cerro Verde Mirador flower tour

Day: August 14

Schedule: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Reservations by WhatsApp: 321 5115242

What is the history of the tradition and the origin of the word silleteros?

Discover the origin of the word “silletero”, how the work of transporting the crops from the village to the city of Medellín became a tradition over time.

Listen to their voices and anecdotes with this video: