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Colombiage weekend festivities
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Colombiage weekend festivities

This event is gearing up to host its final celebrations of 2010 and this weekend it promises to deliver an array of Colombian themed activities for everyone. In its third edition and for three days only some of the greatest and most contemporary Colombian names in music, film and literature […]

Understanding the influence
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Understanding the influence

From 11 November 2010 to 27 February 2011, the Wellcome Collection will be exhibiting ‘High Society,’ a collection of artifacts that explore the role of drugs in both contemporary and historical communities. This Collection, located on London’s Euston Road, is a venue that houses a myriad of activities that contemplate […]

The Day of the Dead, this Thursday
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The Day of the Dead, this Thursday

This is an annual Mexican festival celebrated between the 31st of October and the 3rd of November in which Mexicans remember and honour their deceased loved ones. The belief behind the day of the dead is that the souls of the departed return home for one day of the year […]

William Ospina
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William Ospina in the Poetry festival

This Colombian author has been invited to participate in the International Poetry Festival 2010 organised by the Southbank Centre. He is in London thanks to the support of the Embassy of Colombia and the Colombiage organisation. William Ospina, Anne Carson, Kapka Kassabova, Mimi Khalvati, Bill Manhire and Togara Muzanenhamo will […]

Celebrating the Ibero and American Words
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Celebrating the Ibero and American Words

The Festival will be held over five days, beginning on 8 November 2010 with a celebration of over 200 years of Latin American independence. A panel of three professors, James Dunkerley, Mathew Brown and Tristan Platt will speak about a wide range of Latin American history preserved in literature. With […]