Colombia October 2018: The Must-Sees!
Looking for fun things to do in Colombia? Check out these cool events we have for you! From literature readings and fascinating art exhibitions to groovy concerts that will make you want to put on your dancing shoes, we have something that will catch your eye!
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12. Festival de Libros para Niños y Jóvenes (The Children’s Book Festival)
For the entire month, this festival will be host to a wide collection of children’s books that will make you want to read page after page! Great for bookworms! They will also have fun-filled cultural activities that will let you experience the culture of Colombia.
Where: different locations in Bogotá
When: from 1st to 31st October
Circulart offers a huge showcase of Latin American music as well as offers business meetings and theoretical meetings. Don’t miss out on live music that Colombia has to offer!
Where: different stages in Medellín
When: 1st to 4th November
Check out these art galleries that were once antique houses, and still contain more than 300 years of Colombian history. Here you will find great performances, workshops, urban art and more.
Where: Historical Center - La Candelaria, Bogotá
When: 24th to 29th October
The artisanal beer scene in Colombia is growing and growing, and that is why you should grab some fancy beers at El Mono Bandido and El Sindicato.
Where: El Mono Bandido (Carrera 12 #93-08); El Sindicato (Carrera 13 #84-28), Bogotá
Info: elmonobandido.com, Instagram @elsindicatobeer
Blending knowledge, fashion, and lifestyles from around the world, this event transcends the limits of fashion by expressing it in unconventional ways.
Where: Teatro Faenza (Carrera 5 #21-38) and Teatro México (Calle 22 #5-85), Bogotá
When: 17th to 19th October
Amaluna - Cirque Du Soleil
Inspired by William Shakespeare's Tempest, the play depicts a mysterious island ruled by goddesses. A magical show full of unprecedented acrobatics.
Where: Parque Salitre Mágico parking lot (Calle 63 #60-80, Bogotá)
When: from 25th October to 16th December
This year the Salon del Ocio y la Fantasía will come loaded with more than 350 activities, such as eclectic catwalks, cosplayers/cosmakers, medieval villages and more.
Where: Corferias (Carrera 37 #24-67, Bogotá)
When: from 11th to 15th October
Bogotá International Film Festival - BIFF
Enjoy the most outstanding films from festivals such as Berlin and San Sebastian. Titles include Chavela, La isla mínima and Todos lo saben.
Where: different venues in Bogotá
When: from 11th to 17th October
District Market Square "12 de Octubre"
Built in 1952, this square is located in the 'Heart of Bogota' and is known for its variety in fish, dairy, stuffed pork (lechona) and stuffed guts (fritanga).
Where: Calle 72 #51-62, Bogotá
To complete the El Dorado World Tour in Latin America, the artist will offer a triumphant show in the Colombian capital, where she will perform the hits from her latest album.
Where: Simón Bolívar Metropolitan Park (Calle 63 and 53, between Carreras 48 and 68 Bogotá)
When: 3th November