Hip Hop al Parque

Hip Hop al Parque celebrates 20 years

Linda Gómez takes a look at this year’s line-up and explores how Hip Hop al Parque became the main exposure platform for local talent. Under...
El Colegio del Cuerpo, Álvaro Restrepo

Interview: Colegio del Cuerpo founder Alvaro Restrepo

Famed choreographer, and director of dance school Colegio del Cuerpo, Álvaro Restrepo talks about the power of dance and social transformation with Emma Newbery
Voces del silencio Bogotá

Silent no more

A new photographic project aims to act as a form of therapy for the subjects involved. Anna Weldon explores the healing power of art For...
Festival Dame Tu Lengua

2015 August: Festivals

Alta Fidelidad, July 28 - August 2, various venues Bogota’s film festival, entirely dedicated to documentary films about music. This is the third edition of...
Lollapalooza Colombia

Lollapalooza to seek sabor bogotano

The popular festival will take over Simón Bolívar Park in October 2016. The extensive line-up is yet to be announced, but family fun is...

New Year Madness

The Bogota Post looks at the various crazy ways cultures around the world ring in the new year New Year isn’t just a time for...
Oktoberfest Bogotá

Oktoberfest: Homage to Bavaria

One of the most famous festivals anywhere in the world (possibly because it largely revolves around beer), Oktoberfest is nearly upon us, Juliana Gómez finds out where to have some beer-fuelled fun in Bogotá.
Colombia World Salsa Champions

Colombians win 2015 Congreso Mundial de la Salsa

A Colombian duo has claimed the crown in this year’s Congreso Mundial de la Salsa in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Adrianita Ávila and Jefferson Benjumea...
Rock al Parque 2017

Rock al Parque 2017 preview

Ready the troops and head out to the capital’s heaviest festival. It’s that time of year to rock out with your cock out, Rock al Parque 2017. Señor Vikingo starts braiding his beard and polishing his helmets and leather for the annual rockfest.
Sylvie Simmons Filbo 2015

I’m your woman

Oli Pritchard catches up with highly-rated British songsmith and former music journalist Sylvie Simmons before her arrival in Bogota for FILBo 2015

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FARC disarmament

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Another historic step as UN confirm 7,132 weapons handed over in FARC disarmament, marking an end to the guerilla’s armed insurgency.
El Almirante, Guatapé boat tragedy

Nine dead and many missing in Guatapé boat tragedy

Authorities continue to search for survivors after Guatapé boat tragedy leaves nine dead and 15 missing. The ‘El Almirante’ was carrying about 170 passengers when it sank in the well-known Antioquia tourist destination.
Heaven Shall Burn Rock al Parque 2017

Heaven Shall Burn: Heavy metal politics

German death metallers Heaven Shall Burn are one of the biggest names at this year’s Rock al Parque. Guitarist, Maik Weichert discusses human rights, FARC re-integration and veganism with Oliver Pritchard, showing that those who assume metalheads are simple couldn’t be more wrong.
Colombian presidency, Germán Vargas Lleras, Colombia presidential campaign

2018 Colombian presidential race kicks off

On March 2, with 15 months to go until the presidential elections on May 27 next year, Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras announced that he will step down on March 14 to focus on the presidential campaign.
Rock al Parque 2017

Rock al Parque 2017 preview

Ready the troops and head out to the capital’s heaviest festival. It’s that time of year to rock out with your cock out, Rock al Parque 2017. Señor Vikingo starts braiding his beard and polishing his helmets and leather for the annual rockfest.
Andino bombing

Andino bombing kills three in Bogotá

One French woman and two Colombians were killed in the Andino bombing that exploded in the popular shopping centre on Saturday June 17 at 5pm. Authorities promise to bring those responsible to justice.

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