Calarca is projecting into the future, based on the new generation who will be responsible for continuing the tradition that this community has identified in the course of its history (in the national context). "Antena Cultural del Viejo Caldas" and "Meridiano Cultural del Suroccidente Colombiano" are epithets deserved for its best sons, who formed constellation in the universe of letters.
The Yipao is the old Jeep which the U.S. Army used in Vietnam. In Calarca it has always been the main form of transport to get to the coffee farms and to haul product. There is a typical festival in June with parades.