Estereo picnic 2016

Estereo Picnic 2016 line up announced

The line-up for 2016’s Estereo Picnic festival has been announced, with a number of top bands heading to Colombia for the first time, including headliners Florence + The Machine, British folk sensations Mumford & Sons and hip hop legend Snoop Dogg.
Top Ten Colombian flims

Ten must-see Colombian films

As we are in the midst of an exciting new era in Colombian cinema, The Bogota Post takes a look at the history of the national industry and picks out some of the most memorable movies made in Colombia.
Bogotá shopping districts

Bogotá shopping districts

Bogotá is awash with streets, and even whole neighbourhoods, where just one item or service, and pretty much nothing else, can be purchased. Chris Erb discovers that there are districts for everything from pets, electronics, leather, printers and hairdressers to concentrations of restaurants selling the exact same thing.
Colombiafurs

Seven years of fluff in the city

Fayida Jailler gets to know members of, Colombiafurs, Bogotá’s ‘furry’ community and discovers an anthropomorphic subculture When I turned up to the seventh anniversary of...
Rock al Parque 2016

Bogotá rocks: Rock al Parque 2016

Every year, Bogotá hosts a whole cavalcade of free or subsidised cultural events, but without a doubt the biggest is Rock al Parque. With the full line up now confirmed, Oli Pritchard looks ahead to the 2016 festival and some of the bands who will be playing.
Video Club

Video killed the electronic star

The city’s latest offering seeks to go against the grain of the typical electronic venues. Azzam Alkadhi meets the owners of Video Club to...
New Year's Eve Bogotá 2015

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Exactly how 2015 has come to such a rapid end is beyond the team at The Bogotá Post - it might have something to...
Ed Sheeran Bogotá, What to do in Bogotá

What to do in Bogotá in 2017

From free concerts in the park to top class international art fairs, you can be sure there won’t be a dull moment this year in the capital. Laura Brown shares some of her top entertainment picks for what to do in Bogotá in 2017.

New Year’s Eve parties

If you’re in Bogota and stuck for a plan, be grateful that you’re in the capital, as there are at least a few events...
FILBo 2016, Diana Uribe

Diana Uribe: a journey through peace processes

Diana Uribe is a Colombian historian and philosopher as well as journalist. I have heard her tell her stories over many years and her talk at the FILBo book fair was one of the most amazing yet.

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La Niña

La Niña: Life after war

La Niña is a new series which follows the life of a woman trying to escape her past as a guerrilla fighter in a fitting story for Colombia’s current situation. Jazid Contreras speaks to director Rodrigo Triana.
Champs bar Bogotá

Bogotá’s very own sports bar

”It’s the only true sports bar in Bogotá”, says Robert Garcia, the man behind Salitre-based Champs. And his claim is well founded: there may...
Salento Colombia

The spectacular sights of Salento

Coffee is not the only reason to visit the quaint village of Salento, there are also wax palms, Willys Jeeps and hummingbirds as David Maas finds out.
FILBo 2017

FILBo 2017

Bookworms that we are, we open the pages of FILBo 2017 and say bonjour to the continent’s biggest celebration of reading. This year it's celebrating 30 years, and we ask how to get the most out of the region’s biggest book fair? Christopher Outlaw gets some expert opinions.
FILBo 2017

Somos libros at FILBo 2017

As Corferias throws open its doors for almost two weeks of bookish action, there’s talks, authors, cultural celebrations and of course books galore. Our team is on the ground to bring you the best of FILBo 2017.
Santa Fe Bogotá

A portrait of Santa Fe

Once a prestigious district, home to poets, intellectuals, traders and merchants, Santa Fe is now a red light zone, home instead to strip clubs, sex workers and brothels. Fayida Jailler speaks to two artists who are working to capture the realities of Santa Fe, an area that has become synonymous with sex.

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