Books for change at the Feria del Libro 2018

With the themes ‘words for reconciliation’ and ‘more ways to read’, one aspect of this year’s FILBo is how books can change the world.
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Petition in Spain calls for Maluma concert to be cancelled

A petition through Change.org has called for reggaeton popstar Maluma's concert in Spain to be cancelled. Thousands of signatures have been collected through the...

You’re sending me dotty: Braille workshops at FILBo

Braille is named after its inventor, Louis Braille, a Frenchman who developed the coded system in 1824 after a childhood accident blinded him.. As part of the ‘More ways to read’ section of FILBo, multiple workshops on reading and writing braille have been organised in the FILBo: Talleres space.
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New tourist campaign enshrines 9 uniquely Colombian rhythms as Cultural Heritage...

Nine exclusively Colombian rhythms have been declared Cultural Heritage of the Americas, thanks to a tourism campaign run by ProColombia, the government entity in...

Samper Pizano and Grijelmo: The genie is out of the bottle

Leading journalists Daniel Samper Pizano and Álex Grijelmo García discuss the English invasion of the Spanish language.

Don’t miss the local talent at FILBo 2018

Juliana Muñoz Toro, writer, professor of Creative Writing at Universidad Central and regular literary columnist for El Espectador, gives her recommendations on top Colombian...

Julio Victoria to perform at Planetarium tonight

Acústico Eléctrico Digital is part of an initiative by the Alcaldía de Bogotá, through IDARTES (Instituto Distrital de las Artes), that seeks to invite various artists to perform at the planetarium annually. The purpose of the project is to digitally blend art and music.

Mafalda: the little girl with big ideas at FILBo

As guest of honour at FILBo, Argentina have brought over 90 speakers to take part in 70 events, among them authors, illustrators, playwrights, journalists – even scientists and chefs. We highlight the significance of Mafalda, the little girl with big ideas from Argentina. 

Argentina: Guest of honour at FILBo 2018

As guest of honour at FILBo, Argentina have brought over 90 speakers to take part in 70 events, among them authors, illustrators, playwrights, journalists – even scientists and chefs.

Gringo Tuesdays moves home

The most popular language exchange in the city changes venue.