Lika Nova for Estereo Picnic 2023

Festival Estéreo Picnic 2023: Lika Nova are ready to go supernova! 

Our series of features on Colombian talent at Festival Estéreo Picnic continues with Lika Nova - amping themselves up for the “best...
Felipe Orjuela recording

Festival Estéreo Picnic 2023: Felipe Orjuela – “We need a Colombian...

Felipe recording with La Estudiantina Electrónica. Photo courtesy of Páramo Felipe Orjuela wants the world to put on...
Ha$lopablito and Hi-kymon at FEP

Festival Estéreo Picnic 2023: Ha$loPablito, local hip-hop for local people

Our series on local bands at Festival Estéreo Picnic 2023 continues with Ha$loPablito, a hip-hop project that thinks global and acts local.

Ireland and Colombia: a long history

The connection between Colombia and Ireland goes back to the fight for independence.

A Forgotten Barrio Fights to Keep the Water Running

In rural Bogotá, a neglected community’s project to provide potable water faces increasing challenges.  Passing by verdant hills and...

Women’s day in Bogotá 2023: What happened?

Thousands of people took to the streets yesterday, sporting purple and green pañuelos to mark International Women’s Day in Bogotá. 
15 minute cities are a possibility

Going Local: 15 minute cities – is Bogotá one?

The ‘everything local’ urban concept of 15 minute cities – coined by a Colombian living in Paris - is now under attack...

New measures announced in Bogotá as air pollution levels fail to...

Bogotá, Colombia has declared a Phase 1 environmental alert for the second time in three weeks.

Going underground? Petro threatens to derail Bogotá Metro plans

Work is already underway on Bogotá's first metro line, but the project has become the subject of a row between President Petro and the capital's mayor.

Día sin Carro: Sin Carro, Without Cares?

Bogotá's Día sin Carro always generates its share of positive and negative comments. Find out what's driving the car-free day.