Partners

Partners

Sinfonía Trópico would not be possible without the generous support of its partners and sponsors.

Climate Focus is an internationally renowned advisory company in the area of climate change and environmental policy. 

The Goethe Institute is the official institution of the German Federal Republic that supports international cooperation and promotes the German language and culture abroad.

The Biological Resources Research Institute Alexander von Humboldt is a public not-for-profit institution located in the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia (MADS). The institute conducts scientific research on biodiversity in Colombia.

The GIZ is a company that assists the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany to achieve its objectives in international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ offers forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalized world, and promotes, even under difficult conditions, complex processes of change and reform, the objective being sustainable improvement of living conditions of people.

FLORA ars+natura is a space for contemporary art in Bogotá, Colombia, that specializes in the relationship between art and nature. FLORA’s foci are: production through commissions and residencies; the circulation of the results, and education.

FLORA is a meeting place for artists and those interested in contemporary art. It’s a space with an open character and a domestic scale, with a high level of quality. FLORA intends to become a point of reference for the local scene in Bogotá, establishing links with the rest of the country and abroad through international residencies, commissioned projects, and intense educational activity.

Ambulante Colombia is part of the Ambulante Global project, an initiative that has been active for nine years, travelling with documentaries through Mexico. The first tour took place in 2014 in Colombia, which was the official attempt to establish an international long-term presence for Ambulante. Between August 25 and September 27 2015, Ambulante Colombia will undertake its second traveling festival, visiting the cities of Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Barranquilla and Cartagena.

For over 100 years, Switzerland and Colombia have been working together in a dynamic and close relationship. The activities developed by the Swiss diplomatic representation in the country include the promotion of bilateral relations between Switzerland and Colombia in the political, economic, scientific and cultural framework. The Embassy also has three cooperation programs dedicated to three themes: Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (COSUDE); Economic Cooperation (SECO); and Human Security - Peace and Human Rights.

Mi Sangre Foundation supports children, teenagers and youths to build a culture of peace using art and ludic as educational language. Mi Sangre foundation was originally created by the Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes to provide psychosocial support for victims of landmines.

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The Government of Antioquia aims to serve the community, promote the general prosperity and facilitate the participation of all in the decisions that affect the economic, political, administrative and cultural center of the nation. They defend the national independence and maintain the territorial integrity of the region.

Más Arte Más Acción generates artistic interdisciplinary projects with artists and writers who question social and environmental matters and regularly involve less privileged communities. Based in Chocó, the foundation stimulates the cultural exchange and the dialogue to consolidate the artistic practice and promote change in Colombia and around the world.

Colectivo Atempo perform and exhibit their artistic actions and interventions in public locations, questioning norms and logic of daily life in the city. They seek to initate discourses through their actions.

The Sinchi Institute conducts high-level scientific and technological research with the aim of raising awareness, innovating and transferring technologies and disseminating information on current biological, social and ecological issues within Colombia.

Tropenbos Internacional Colombia promotes the exchange of knowledge between academic institutions, governmental entities and indigenous, afro-descendant and farmer communities. It encourages the participative generation of knowledge and the recovery of traditional knowledge to contribute to an improved management of the Colombian ecosystems and the strengthening of local communities inhabiting them.

The Botanical Gardens of Bogotá constitute a center of investigation and scientific development with a particular focus on the ecosystems of the high-Andean and Páramo regions, which contribute towards the conservation of the fauna found in the area of the capital, as well its environmental sustainability and utilization of its biologically diverse heritage by encouraging scientific research, transfer of technologies and environmental education.

The mission of the Department of Guaviare is to promote actions that contribute the consolidation of an integral economics, sustainable human development, peaceful coexistence, regional identity, ensuring coordination with the municipalities, and the community institutions by improving management and increasing social investment as part of an integral educational process.

CRAZY4CULTURE is an association under German law that supports culture and the arts, including concerts, theater, performances and exhibitions.

The Medellín Joaquín Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden is a living museum where biological collections are scientifically organized. The botanical gardens are not just pleasure gardens but have a range of scientific and educational aims.

The townhall of San Jose del Guaviare is responsible for communicating and protecting cultural diversity and its water wealth of flora and fauna projecting the world as an undisputed tourist destination where contact with nature, tranquility, beautiful landscapes and friendly people make this city one of the most interesting places in the world.

The Fundación Natura is a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) that aims to promote conservation and biodiversity in Colombia and seeks sustainable alternatives to the extraction of natural resources.