Jaime Garzón: The day the laughter stopped

Jaime Garzón was assassinated on the streets of Bogotá 20 years ago today. Here we remember Colombia’s best-loved – and deeply missed – comedian.
El Testigo documentary armed conflict Colombia

British filmmaker offers a “meditation on forgiveness” in documentary on Colombian...

Kate Horne and Jesús Abad Colorado. British documentary filmmaker Kate Horne’s latest documentary film The...

Creative industries: Interview with Hugo Heppell, Head of Investments at Screen...

In a series of interviews with some of the UK's leading lights in the creative industry, we spoke to Hugo Heppell, Head of Investments at Screen Yorkshire.

Petronio Álvarez music festival: Sounds of the pacific

This year’s Petronio Álvarez Festival is a celebration of all things Pacific that will take place in Cali from August 14 to 19.

11 top Bogotá restaurants to try this year

When it comes to dining out, Bogotá has something for everyone - whether you want fine dining and equally fine cocktails or some top notch Colombian fare.

1819 – 2019: 200 years of Colombia

Colombia has had a rollercoaster 200 years of history. Check out some key moments…

Llanero music heroes, Cimarrón, talk about their new album

Cimarrón, the group who brought joropo music to the global stage, recently released their new album, Orinoco. There’s also a new video for one of the songs on the album, ‘Tonada de La Palomita’, filmed high up in the Cerros de Mavecure.

Monsieur Periné and others: Live from the stage to your screen

Bogota’s Teatro Mayor is broadcasting a live stream of 10 of its top artistic performances via the platform TeatroDigital, which can be accessed from all corners of the world.

Creative industries: Interview with Louise Jeffreys, Director of Arts at the...

In the first of a series of interviews with leading lights in UK creative industries, we speak to Louise Jeffreys, the Director of Arts at the Barbican who has a long history in theatre and opera.

Getting some biodiversity into your diet: gastronomic wealth in Colombia

Why gastronomy could be key to the future in Colombia.