Bogota authorities determined the dates for the festivals to be held in Bolivar park the coming season. Apart from 2010’s edition of Rock Al Parque, there will be festivals focused on salsa, jazz, hip hop and world music.
The country’s biggest festival, Rock Al Parque, will be held from June 23 and June 29. The 2010 edition is the festival’s 15th anniversary and more than 60 bands are expected to perform.
From August 22 until August 30, the park is reserved for next year’s edition of Salsa Al Parque. This year’s edition of this salsa festival wll be focusing of Colombian composer and singer Joe Arroyo this year.
Jazz Al Parque, planned between September 7 and September 13, will offer jazz concerts and workshops.
Hip Hop Al Parque, despite unrest the past year, will go on and is scheduled for October 13 until October 18. The concert is the biggest hip hop event in Colombia and will not just show the country’s best rappers, but also have dance demonstrations and the Second Encounter of Hip Hop Formation Houses.
The only festival that hasn’t had its date set is Colombia Al Parque, a festival focused on Colombian culture, but this year with great emphasis on the traditional cultures of other parts of the world.