The Monkey House Bogotá

It’s on The Monkey House

Attention beer drinkers!!! Don’t miss your chance to learn more about craft beers with the Bogotá beer champions The Monkey House. And the city’s pioneer pub is offering free beers to our readers, for more details on the offer continue reading...
Rock al Parque 2017-Sunday

Rock al Parque 2017-Sunday

There’s only one Obituary to be written for Rock al Parque 2017: Sunday and they were on stage. Along with H2O, Rolling Ruanas, Los Caligaris, Estado de Coma, Zhaoze, Rompefuego, Blessed Extinction and Carnivore Diprosopus the park was pulsing with awesome riffs, staccato blastbeats and good ol’ fashioned metal.

Vallenato for beginners

Anyone in Colombia for a while will have surely heard of Vallenato. Those new to the country may be wondering what those screeching accordions are all about. Fanatic Lee Ritter gives us a crash course on this Colombian musical staple
DIBS by Colombia Culture Shock

Graffiti’s new stroke: From the street to the gallery

Maddie Elder meets the brains behind DIBS by Culture Shock, Bogota’s newest cultural space, showcasing the best in local urban art and regenerating the city’s neighbourhoods The...
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.
FILBo 2016

Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich at FILBo

Azzam Alkadhi watches Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich speak about forgiveness, peace and women at war Focusing on the individual stories of thousands of interviewees,...

Bogota On Stage

Tengo Set de los 80’s A musical journey through love in the 80s. In the midst of a break-up, one man and his friend pack...

Colombia represented at Cuban film festival in New York

Colombian films Wasting Time (Alexander Giraldo) and A Matter of Land (Patricia Ayala) are among eighteen Latin American films which will compete to win...
Aerosmith

Entertainment news roundup: July

The second half of 2016 sees a number of massive names coming to the capital, confirming Bogotá’s place as one of Latin America’s top destinations on the music circuit. Aerosmith will make their third trip to Colombia – after a five year absence – on September 29.
Nobel Peace Laureates, Nobel Peace summit Bogotá

Nobel Peace Laureates come to Bogotá

Nobel Peace Laureates will gather in the capital for the world’s leading peace conference. Madeline Walsh finds out who’s coming and what they are going to be talking about.