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.



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.


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