Bogota

Chef Iwao Komiyama in Colombia

Patricia | November 30th, 2012

 

Iwao Komiyama, the distinguished chef of Gourmet Channel visited Bogota and Medellin to deliver a gamma of workshops at several branches of the Argentinian franchise Mariano Moreno School of Gastronomy. Read More

The Wild Machine

Patricia | November 29th, 2012

Founded in the Netherlands in 1990, ISEA International (formerly Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts) is an international non-profit organisation fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organisations and individuals working with art, science and technology. Read More

Digital Technologies To Promote Culture and Education

Patricia | November 29th, 2012

 

Poliedro is a creative group of people who promote innovation through emerging digital ecosystems and methods applied to education, arts and culture. They believes in entertainment as an effective source for learning. Read More

Planeta Terra Festival 2012

Patricia | November 16th, 2012

Evanescence at Planeta Terra Festival 2012 – Bogota

Terra -currently one of the largest digital media companies in the world- replicated the first edition of Planeta Terra Festival 2012 in Bogota; while Sao Paulo celebrated its 6th chapter. Read More

Bogota artBo 2012

Patricia | November 15th, 2012

The 8th edition of Bogota International Art Fair – artBO,  hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, showcased 400 emerging  artists from approximately 14 different countries (France, United Kingdom, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Venezuela, etc.)

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Virgin Mobile takes Colombia by storm

Patricia | October 29th, 2012

I recall Virgin Mobile’s announcement during June 2011 to take over Latin America as the leading mobile operator, and I’ve been counting the days since then, but not only because I am a huge Richard Branson fan, but because Claro (which is supposed to be the “best” network here) sucks so badly and makes my job so much harder every day. Read More

FEEL the entertainment industry

Patricia | October 27th, 2012

FEEL, the Latin American Entertainment Trade Show, has evolved into an essential exhibition for the entertainment industry, as it gathers most of the relevant Latin American commercial suppliers, and it additionally provides the opportunity for Colombian artists to promote themeslves in front of them. Read More

Mac Center in Salitre Plaza

Patricia | October 25th, 2012

Mac Center has been operating in Colombia since 2006, establishing itself as the most respectable expert on Apple products in the country. Read More

Conectados: the electronic party is back

Patricia | October 24th, 2012

 
Conectados is a space for electronic music organised by Fundación Arca at El Muelle -a stage from Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño- since 2010, in which different styles of music acts are showcased: Trip Hop, Jungle, Break Beat, Ambient, Drum N ‘Bass, Electro Jazz, Downbeat, Tribal House and Experimental Dub, among many others that make up the vast world of electronics. Read More

Colombian cartels: from narcotraffic to the big screen

Patricia | October 19th, 2012

“El Cartel de los Sapos”, a film based on the novel written by former drug dealer Andrés López López, one of the protagonists of the story behind “El Norte del Valle”, that took place within the mid 80’s and 90’s peak of Colombian cartels. Read More

Mexico in Da House

Patricia | October 19th, 2012

Visiones de Mexico opened up a space for authors and guests to present their books and provide talks and lectures to the general public for free, at the second version of the Garcia Marquez Cultural Festival in the Cultural Center’s remises at Bogota. Read More

Flamenco sounds with Diego “El Cigala”

Patricia | October 18th, 2012

 

Diego “El Cigala” is the soul of a distinctive flamenco sound influenced by Latin America’s music diversity. You will be able to ramble between tangos and all kinds of emotions.

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Darwin: the exhibition arrives in Colombia

Patricia | October 18th, 2012

The most complete collection on the life and work of British naturalist Charles Darwin (the father of the evolution theory) is one of the most important exhibitions of the American Museum of Natural History (New York) and it finally has made its way to Bogota, being the first time in Latin America country. Read More

Crown Casino bets for comfort and design

Patricia | October 18th, 2012

A new stylish casino has been inagurated in Zona Rosa, the heart of the busiest area in the metropolis. Crown Casino has 5,000 square meters an its 5 floors of endless entertainment include around 15 poker tables, several bars and restaurants, 250 slot machines, a fanciful VIP room, a bingo saloon that holds 150 people, a parking garage and an auditorium with a capacity to host eventos for 140 people. Read More

Alimentarte: a festival of food and culture

Patricia | October 18th, 2012

Bogota presented the tenth version of the cultural and gastronomic festival Alimentarte, a yearly event that offers its visitors a variety of typical dishes from several countries and Colombian regions. Read More