The Museo Nacional's Tiempo sin Olvido ‘proposes a journey through some of the basic characteristics of society that have transcended time.’
The annual home festival, Feria del Hogar made Bogota's Corferias home to all things homely for the first couple of weeks of September.
In 2004, Colombian engineer Christian Silva had a life-altering moment when his cousin lost his hand in an accident. It was a moment that...
There is something intrinsically Colombian about the explosive sport of tejo. Ángela Forero-Aponte goes beyond the gunpowder and alcohol to understand more about this unique activity with roots that go back to pre-colonial times.
Whether you have countless stories to chat about from the night, week or month before, fancy a catch up with friends or you are just really hungry, brunch is the new buzzword in Bogotá. Laura Sharkey has the lowdown on where to get the best not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch in the city.
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.
Rock al Parque 2018 was again a success, helped by the Bogotá sun and the death metal and rock bands from around the world. The photo's show it all.
One of the biggest free festivals in Latin America will fill Parque Simón Bolívar with earth-shattering sounds.
The capital’s free festival season returns for 2018 with a series of events covering a range of genres.
Nine exclusively Colombian rhythms have been declared Cultural Heritage of the Americas, thanks to a tourism campaign run by ProColombia, the government entity in...
SOFA always attracts the weird and the wonderful – it’s a celebration of all things freaky and geeky. So we went to speak to some of the people with strange interests and hobbies.
With Bogotá’s annual geekathon now up and running, we take a look at some of this year’s highlights.
SOFA is one of our favourite times of year and there’s plenty of board games there, so we decided to make our own.
Reproductions of some of the most popular Prado works will be on display in Bogotá until October 7.
The W hotel on the novena, in the wastelands of the business north is not a place you'd usually find Oli Pritchard. But he's here to meet Marco Bailey, acclaimed techno DJ and that rarest of things, a famous Belgian.
Leonor González Mina, better known as La Negra Grande de Colombia, is one of the country’s most iconic folk singers. Christina Noriega talked to her about some of the changes she has seen in six decades in the music industry.
Bogotá’s first celebration of the year, Festival Centro offers a great opportunity to enjoy music from over 50 musicians from Colombia and further afield, María Alejandra Jaramillo speaks to some of the artists involved.
For all his talent, Elkin is not someone who enjoys bathing in the limelight, although he says he’s getting used to it. “I am a person who sits on my back terrace with the sea, the moon and the music. When I’m on stage I don’t want to be no one different from that.” The singer talks to us about Providencia, island life and his latest album Sunshine.
Illustrators and artists from around world are making their way to Bogotá for the sixth annual FIG Congreso Internacional de Ilustración. Anna Weldon speaks to some of those involved in the upcoming congress, which offers numerous exhibitions and workshops.
Faye Griffiths explores some unique ways Colombians celebrate the holiday season that some foreigners may find odd or unusual.
In a new column that aims to answer your questions about Colombian etiquette, customs, and a host of other things that might puzzle visitors to the country, Jazid Contreras valiantly takes up the role of agony uncle. This edition he gives you a Colombian guide to friendly physical contact.
We get up close and personal with British pop superstar James Blunt after his show in Bogota. Find out what he told us about Colombia, being short and speaking Spanish.
Daniel Caicedo checks out the latest exhibitions at Bogota’s Salon Comunal art gallery It’s a small house tucked down a tiny, relatively under-circulated street on...