August 2017 Events

 

2 – Concert: Quinteto de Saxos

Five of the best saxophonists from the Bogota Philharmonic perform classic and contemporary pieces.

 

7:00 p.m.

Auditorio Sonia Fajardo

Konrad Lorenz University

 

2 to 5 – Exposition: Expo Vinos

Supermarkets Éxito and Carulla display a delicious selection of wines, cheeses and charcuterie from around the world. Colombian chefs will also be leading fun cooking demonstrations.

 

Corferias

Carrera 37 No. 24 – 67

 

3 – Concert: National Youth Orchestra of the United States

A specially selected group of young performers from the Weill music institute at Carnegie Hall perform in Bogota as part of their world tour.

 

8:00 p.m.

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo

Avenida Calle 170 No. 67 – 51

 

4 – Concert: El Ruso del Piano

The Bogota Philharmonic welcomes Russian pianist Sergei Sichkov and U.S. conductor David Effron for a special evening featuring the works of Beethoven and Shostakovich.

 

7:30 p.m.

Teatro Galeria Cafam de Bellas Artes

Avenida Carrera 68 No. 90 – 88

 

4 – Concert: Los Reyes de la Salsa

Since 1967 the Labron brothers have been entertaining crowds with their signature mix of soul, blue and salsa. Get ready to have an amazing night!

 

7:00 p.m.

Corferias

Carrera 37 No. 24 – 67

 

5 to 18 – Festival: 21st Festival de Verano

Enjoy concerts, sports events, yoga, a night time bike ride and more.

 

Parque Simon Bolivar

 

5 – Workshop: Bolos Herbales

A fascinating workshop about how herbs can be used in self-massage.

 

Noon to 2:00 p.m.

La Trocha

Carrera 4 A No. 26 C – 23

 

5 – Festival: Monofest

DJs, tattoo artists, painters and artisanal brew.

 

1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

El Mono Bandido

Carrera 10 A No. 69 – 38

 

5 – Theater: Bogoteatro

An evening of free theatrical performances in celebration of Bogota’s 479th birthday.

 

Various venues and times. See Kiosko Teatral for the program. 

 

10 to 13 – Festival: LIT Festival

An event designed to connect spectators with unique street art experiences including installations, interactive displays, artistic structures and soundscapes.

 

6:00 p.m. to Midnight

Various locations in El Centro – see above link for details

 

12 – Happening: MAMBO Alive

A fusion of art ad electronica at Bogota’s Modern Art Museum.

See above link for details.

 

18 – Nature: Eucaliptos y Pinos en los Cerros de Bogotá

A talk given by Luis Jairo Silva Herrera, a specialist in Forestry and Plant Breeding about the origins of these invasive plants into the Colombian ecosystem.

 

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Reserva Umbral Cultural Horizontes

Transversal 2 A Este @# 78