The city of Pasto began 2016 with its annual Blacks and Whites carnival, one of the most important and colorful cultural events in Colombia.
Identity & Culture
Identity / Culture
Before FARC’s foundation, Colombian peasants started to organize self-defense movements that tried to break the bipartite system of hegemony
The surrendered arms will be handed over to the Colombian government
Explore Colombia's mysterious interior and encounters the remnants of a forgotten civilisation.
Approximately a million people spoke Muysca in the Nuevo Reino de Granada (New Kingdom of Granada) before the arrival of the Spaniards, although some words still survive
Spoken by residents of a settlement established by runaway slaves, Palenquero is seen as a form of cultural resistance.
A bar of chocolate made with Colombian cocoa won the highest award in the "International Chocolate Awards” held annually in London and Arahuacos and Koguis are responsible.
In times of doubt and hesitation during the Peace Deal process San Pedro Claver becomes a model for the future peace landscape.
What happened with the history and development of music in a country that lives surrounded by it?
Villa de Leyva and Mongui, two pueblos of stone-paved streets and houses with balconies in central Colombia, preserve enormous architectural and artisanal riches that take visitors back to the days of the Spanish conquest.
Several Indian communities in the southern Colombian province of Guaviare are working with international assistance to document and preserve traditions threatened by half a century of armed conflict and forced displacement.
Richard Nixon, Paris Hilton, Justin Bieber and Starbucks have all made the mistake. The host of the Miss Universe pageant made the mistake — right after making an even bigger mistake.