Colombia is well known for its incredible landscapes, delicious coffee, and its great variety of fruits, but in recent years it has become synonymous with something else: fashion. Colombian famous fashion designers have been electrifying catwalks in Paris, Milan, and beyond, leaving a lasting legacy for their country in the process.
Learn about Colombia’s LGBT history of Colombia and our journey of becoming a more inclusive country. Our diversity lies not only in our climates and rhythms, but in embracing the unique qualities that make people stand out for who they really are, and celebrating each and every one of them.
Bogota is an exciting city to explore via bicycle. The capital city of Colombia comes in 12th place amongst the 20 most fascinating cycling cities from across the globe. This is according to the latest rankings found in the Copenhagenize Index.
Dance, music, art and culture make Colombia unique. Can you believe that Colombian art history has been evolving for 3,000 years? There is archaeological evidence of the existence of pottery in Colombia earlier than anywhere else in the Americas.
Allow us to introduce you to the unique country of Colombia. A haven of biodiversity, with more than 50,000 species of animals and plants. Beautiful nature, exotic animals and a variety of orchid flowers will convince you that Colombia is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth.
She's the first lady of traditional Colombian sounds and, more than 50 years after she started making music, Toto La Momposina's influence is as great as ever. The artist's latest album, Tambolero, has garnered her critical success across the globe. Here's everything you need to know about Colombia's favorite folk heroine:
Colombia has more than 85 autochthonous musical rhythms [see Dance]. Due to its diverse influences, Colombia hosts a great variety of rhythms that fuse indigenous, Spanish and African traditions. Vallenato is one of the most representative musical genres of the country; born from a symbiosis between slaves, troubadours, percussion, guacharacas and accordions. Another example of music born in Colombia’s Caribbean coast is the Champeta, a popular rhythm that became a social phenomenon.