Posted by Caitlin Trent on Oct 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Bogota hosts massive video game conference

The Latin American Video Game Conference will be held in Colombia’s capital Bogota from October 18 to 20, drawing thousands of “students, professionals and developers” from the video game industry.  Full Article »

Posted by Courtney Scott on Aug 14, 2012 Leave a comment

Colombia celebrates its cinema (video)

Colombian cinema from the past two years will be celebrated at the fourth edition of “The Week of Colombian Film.” From August 31 to September 9 the best Colombian movies  Full Article »

Posted by Toni Peters on Dec 20, 2011 Leave a comment

See out the year with salsa at the Feria de Cali 2011

The 2011 Feria de Cali will bring the year to a close in a whirlwind of music, parades, dancing, parties, bull-fights, antique cars and concerts featuring world-renowned artists. The post-Christmas  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jul 8, 2011 Leave a comment

Bogota tribute concert to celebrate African heritage

Bogota will celebrate Afro-Colombian and traditional culture and African heritage with a grand tribute concert on the country’s Independence Day, July 20. Afro-Colombian artists and representatives of the country’s musical  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jul 6, 2011 Leave a comment

Alternative electronic trio Thieves Like Us to perform Bogota

Alternative synth pop and electronic music trio Thieves Like Us will perform in Bogota on July 22, before hitting Medellin the following night, events site Shock.com reported. Two years after  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jul 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Barranquilla releases promotional Carnaval calendar

Barranquilla released its first ever calendar to promote Carnaval, the Colombian Caribbean coastal city’s biggest annual celebration, newspaper El Heraldo reported Tuesday. The Barranquilla Carnaval Foundation created the calendar with  Full Article »

Posted by Stephen Manker on Jun 17, 2011 Leave a comment

Rock al Parque brings 80 bands to Bogota

Colombia’s largest music festival, Rock al Parque, has more than 80 bands slated to play in Bogota from July 1-4. The government-sponsored festival, which has attracted local and international bands  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jun 14, 2011 Leave a comment

‘Gastronomical Museum’ exhibit has Cali citizens licking their chops

Cali‘s first “Gastronomical Museum” exhibit, which opened Tuesday, will serve as a space for visitors to learn about the development of Colombian cuisine, from the pre-Columbian era to the present.  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Jun 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Medellin to present 124 bands in citywide music festival

Colombia’s Antioquian capital, Medellin, will present the “Fiesta de la Musica 2011” on Saturday, June 18, in which 124 bands will play in 14 different locations across the city, according to  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on May 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombian artist Botero tops sales at NYC auction event

Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s art accounted for one third of sales at New York City art auction house Sotheby’s Latin American art sale on Wednesday, making it the most-sold art  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on May 3, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombian director to premiere local film in Medellin neighborhood

Colombian director Juan David Restrepo has decided to premiere his new film “En coma” in the same Medellin neighborhood where the filming took place, rather than in a national theater, gossip site  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Apr 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Medellin’s botanical gardens to host 2 day culture festival

Medellin’s botanical gardens will host a two day festival of local culture, complete with live music, local food and craft beer, beginning Saturday, April 30 at 11AM. The Vibra Mi  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Apr 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Enrique Iglesias to play Bogota in first-ever Colombia performance

Enrique Iglesias will perform his first-ever Colombia concert in Bogota, accompanied by reggaeton artists Wisin & Yandel and Colombian hip hop trio ChocQuibTown. The concert will take place May 21  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Apr 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Cali museum exhibit displays ancient and colonial religious themes

Two Cali museums have teamed up to create an exhibit that presents the different religious conceptions held by pre-Columbian and colonial Christian cultures in Colombia. The 35-piece exhibit called “Pasion,  Full Article »

Posted by Marguerite Cawley on Apr 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Boyaca’s big tomato festival up in the air

The annual Boyaca tomato festival,”La Gran Tomatina Colombiana,” is in danger of being cancelled for a second year due to a long, rainy winter. The Tomatina, which usually takes place  Full Article »

Posted by Leo Palmer on Jul 28, 2010 Leave a comment

Program for the 2010 Flower Festival

The 2010 Flower Festival is being touted as Medellin’s biggest and best yet. Here you can find a breakdown of this year’s event and a blooming good description of all  Full Article »