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October is ARTBO

During four days in October, Bogotá transforms itself into a capital of color, a space for creative thought, and a city of artists. In its 10th year, the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce hosts ARTBO, one of the most re-eminent art fairs in the hemisphere and which opens its doors to the public, October 23 at Corferias.

A ‘Gold’ in recognition

Every year, the much visited travel website TripAdvisor asks its global readership to rate some cultural gems immediately jump to mind, such as The Louvre in Paris, The Metropolitan Museum of Art gracing New York’s Central Park, and the home to Diego Velázquéz’s Las Meninas, El Prado.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez honored in Brussels

The European Parliament and the Colombian Embassy will participate in an event dedicated to the life and work of late writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, reported local media.

Film ‘Mateo’ chosen to represent Colombia at 2015 Oscars

Colombia’s branch of the Academy of Arts and Cinematography has chosen the movie ‘Mateo’ to represent the country at the 2015 Oscar Awards.

Chicha: Bitter brew of history

If the mortals brewed it, then the Gods consumed it. That, in theory, could sum up the relationship Latin American tribal leaders had with a bitter brew, which over time became the stuff of legend and a strange concoction peddled on the streets of Bogotá.



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