Magin Diaz

Latin Grammy Awards: 94-year-old leads charge as Colombians scoop eight awards

94-year-old Magín Díaz has triumphed after becoming one of eight Colombian winners at the Latin Grammy Awards 2017. The Afro-Colombian is the oldest person ever nominated and won Best Packaging Design for his album Orisha de la Rosa during the 18th annual event held in Las Vegas.
Tejo Bogotá

Tejo: A banging good time

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.

Film review: Niña Errante

Rubén Mendoza attempts to understand and portray womanhood through the eyes of four sisters from different mothers who reunite after their father’s death.

Christmas lights up Colombia in December

December in Colombia is a magical time and an opportunity to leave the capital and check out some of the most incredible light displays across the country.
Daniel Radcliffe Colombia

Entertainment news roundup: April

Potter in the jungle Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe was recently in Colombia, filming for his latest movie, Jungle, which is expected to come out...

Editor’s Picks

Season’s greetings Bogota! In this bumper edition of The Bogota Post, we’ve got a lot for you to sink your teeth into, not least our...

Pared de vidrio

This striking exhibition quite literally blurs the lines between fiction and reality, with a series of photographs of windows - the larger works containing...
Ask Jazid, Colombian superstitions

Do you believe in Colombian superstitions?

Every country has its own unique rituals that people use to attract good fortune and repel bad luck. In his latest column, our intrepid agony uncle Jazid Contreras explores some of these quirky Colombian superstitions and the magical thinking behind them.

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...

Interview with Salsangroove – Colombian nominee for 2017 Latin Grammy

Interview with Latin Grammy nominees, Salsangroove’s Pablo ‘Watusi’ Martínez, Juan Felipe Cárdenas, and Juan Carlos Arrechea – some of the musicians who are revolutionising the salsa scene