Gifts are given for birthdays and Christmas or the Epiphany (January 6th).
In Colombia a girl's 15th birthday is considered an important milestone.
There are plenty of exceptions of course but as a rule of thumb it’s fairly true.
Fast track from dull ‘textbook Spanish’ to sounding like a native with my Colombian Spanish Language Hacks email course.Often has it been said that the best way to improve in a foreign tongue is to start dating a local. Even students who, in the classroom, can barely be bothered to string together a coherent sentence, suddenly have boundless enthusiasm for improving their language skills as soon as they chat to a guy or girl they like.To excel in the world of romance, you’ll need to be able to speak reasonably.Location: Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama Capital: Bogota Population: 46,245,297 (July 2014 est.) Ethnic Groups: mestizo 58%, white 20%, mulatto 14%, black 4%, mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1% Religion: Roman Catholic 90%, other 10% The official language of Colombia is Spanish and spoken by around 43 million people.In addition there are approximately 500,000 speakers of American Indian languages.