Halloween Bogotá,Zombie march Bogotá, Bogotá Halloween

A nightmare in Bogotá

October is the month for frights and shivers amongst zombies, ghosts and whatever other monsters you might encounter. Parties aren’t all that the city has to offer, Phoebe Hopson has some surprising Halloween suggestions.

“Tragi-Comic Musical Realism”

The Bogota Post interviews Juan Carlos Mazo, director and writer of El Bolero de Rubén.   How did your theatre company, La Jácara Mojiganga come into...
Organic food Bogota

Organic food

Organic Bogota: From veg boxes to  organic shops, the city has a huge variety for the conscious consumer. Charlotte Mackenzie goes green across the...
ARTBO 2015

The people’s arty

During the first week of October, close to 35,000 people attended what is now considered to be one of Latin America’s most important art fairs, ARTBO. Charlie Wilson went along to see what it had in store for the visiting public.

What to watch: Film Reviews

Mad Max: Fury Road     3.5/5 stars Robin Davies Max is back! Cinema’s famously pissed-off Antipodean returns to the big screen after a 30-year long hiatus in...
Colombia at the Oscars, Colombia movies

Colombia hoping to make a splash at the Oscars

Carolina Morales looks ahead at some of the films that are likely to be big winners in the upcoming awards Awards season is upon us,...
Giliann Gonzalez Irish fiddle player

Fiddling with Irish music

As we now arrive at that internationally-celebrated event that is St. Patrick’s Day, Azzam Alkadhi meets a Colombian who has represented the country at the world famous traditional Irish music competition, the Fleadh Cheoil.
Con amigas así

Bogotá Theatre October

Con amigas así Presenting a twisted and at once comic view of friendship, Con amigas así will have viewers reflecting on human relationships and the...

Where to go: Galleries

Raymond Depardon’s France With over 50 published books and 19 films to his name, Depardon is one of France’s most famed photographers, photojournalists and documentary...

Bogota is music

Bogota continues its rise as a principal destination for international artists to perform in with a series of famed musicians due to take to...

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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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