It opened in 1927 and has since been the site of cultural and artistic events previously only had room in the chapter house. It was the initiative of maestro Manuel Maria Buenaventura, who promoted this idea after Borrero Theatre, located on the Carrera 4 and Calle 10 and 11, was consumed by flames in a raging fire.
Although the proposal was interesting culture, the teacher Buenaventura had many opponents before achieving its mission, among these the Birmingham City Council who opposed the high investment. However, the project was not going to die there, since the lottery was created with the city that was collected funds to start construction.
Besides its curious history of birth, the Teatro Municipal is a site of cultural and tourist interest in design and construction that can exceed the Teatro Colon in Bogota. It is one of the leading arts scene as the first living artist to Colombia to have perfect acoustics and balanced distribution inside on the stage, where beautiful design space in the live performing arts. And although the early years was the scene of foreign artists, the theater today has witnessed the passage of others as important as: Antonio Maria Valencia, Alicia Alonso, Alwin Nikolais, Antonio Gades, Francisco Vergara, Zoraida Salazar, Marcel Marceau, Santiago Velasco Llanos, Fanny Mickey.
Visit this cultural monument in Cali recognize artistic expressions in Colombia before non-submission, such as ballet, theater, classical music and opera combine with local bohemians began to come forward with their artistic expressions from the decade of the 40 `s and today remains for art lovers and visitors Colombians.
áLocation: Carrera 5 No. 6 -64
Teléfono: (572) 883 9106 / 7 - 684 0570