In the city, an interesting cultural activity takes place throughout the year, the most representative of which is the Barranquilla Carnival, one of the most celebrated popular festivals in Colombia. It is celebrated annually during the four days leading up to Ash Wednesday - Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of Carnival - usually in February or early March. Barranquilla is home to various cultural events such as artistic exhibitions, literary workshops, philosophical talks, plays, poetry days, dances, exhibitions, concerts and festivals, such as the Festival of Orchestras within the framework of Carnival and Barranquijazz. Since 1957, the Concert of the Month has been held, a space for the dissemination of classical music. It has a complex network of Theaters and Museums.