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Where to relax in FILBo: A naturalist’s guide

We engage in some legally questionable practices in order to find you the best spot to rest your feet.

Drawing on Inspiration: Ilustrar para sentir at FILBo

The FILBo panel discussion entitled “Ilustrar Para Sentir” or, “Illustrate to Feel,” was represented by participants from three different countries characterised by three different native tongues.

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.

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...

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.
Bogotá bookfair

Get the best out of FILBo 2018

The country’s largest book fair is back again. More of a literary extravaganza, there’s all sorts of fun to be had here.
Fito Páez, FILBo 2017

FILBo 2017 in review

For two weeks, the city was awash with letters and words – spoken, written and even painted on walls – of all shapes and sizes and in all kinds of languages. With talks, book signings, music and a host of cultural celebrations, our team scurried from pavilion to post to bring you the best of FILBo 2017.
What the Wayuu Know

Wayuu to the Misak: Colombia’s indigenous communities at FILBo

For those interested in Colombia’s indigenous communities – like Christopher Outlaw – FILBo 2017 had plenty to offer, from workshops and talks to book launches and content on individual stands.
Fito Paez, FILBo 2017

Fito Páez speaks at FILBo 2017

The multi-talented Fito Páez came to FILBo 2017 and spoke about music, films, books and more as Ángela Forero-Aponte found out.