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Check out our past events and see what happened until now.

17 November 2015 - 17:30 to 21 November 2015 - 23:00 - , Bogotá

Festival Sinfonía Trópico Bogotá

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO was present in Bogotá the third week of November 2015 with a festival where we showed a year of work with our partners at different places of the city. From November 1 to 22 the Festival ENTRE ÁRBOLES took place, organized by our partner Colectivo Atempo. It was an iniciative which aimed to generate a cultural meeting point in the "zona verde" of the Parkway, Teusaquillo, where... Read more
01 October 2015 - 10:00 to 20 October 2015 - 21:00 - , Páramo - Sumapaz

Páramos

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO dedicated its activities in the Páramos to freshwater management and biodiversity. The Páramos are alpine wetlands in tropical regions of South America, above the continuous forest line, yet below the permanent snow line. They are biodiversity hotspots and important freshwater reservoirs. As such, Colombian Páramos supply the region of Bogotá with water. Human developments, such... Read more
30 September 2015 - 10:00 to 22 November 2015 - 18:00 - Quibdó, Chocó, Colombia,

Raising Awareness of Colombia’s Forgotten River: The Atrato

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO invited visual artist Fernando Arias to develop the art project ATRATO. ATRATO wishes to explore the relationship between humans and nature by means of focusing on environmental damages caused by our drive for material wealth. The project focuses on drawing attention on the Atrato River, its geography, its form, its historical and strategic role in Colombian history and the... Read more
05 May 2015 - 10:00 to 17 May 2015 - 21:00 - , Guaviare

Amazonia

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO just carried out its latest project in the Colombian Amazon from May 5-17, in San José del Guaviare, one of the departments with highest deforestation rates. The environmental emphasis in the Amazon region is on halting deforestation and development sustainable livelihoods while protecting natural resources. "Fundación Ambulante" has been showing documentaries in the "centro... Read more
18 March 2015 - 10:00 to 26 March 2015 - 10:00 - , Nuquí

Chocó

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Bogotá and the NGO Más Arte Más Acción, supported two artist residencies in the Chocó region. Peter Ruehle (painter) and Robert Lippok (musician), both German, spent ten days in March 2015 in Guachalito, about an hour from Nuquí. They shared their experiences in an informal event at FLORA in Bogotá in the evening of March 27. They will... Read more
11 March 2015 - 8:00 to 25 March 2015 - 21:00 - , Puerto Gaitán

Orinoquia

The second phase of SINFONÍA TRÓPICO was dedicated to the biodiversity and environmental challenges of the Orinoquia region of Colombia. We have chosen the municipality of Puerto Gaitán as the center of our activities where we were present from March 11-25 to prepare a series of artistic performances and events that were presented from March 22-25. The artistic core of our activities was shown in... Read more
Los Katios-Cacarica
22 November 2014 - 14:00 to 30 November 2014 - 18:00 - , Chigorodó

Urabá: Exhibition and encounters between communities, artists and environmental scientists.

On November 22 SINFONÍA TRÓPICO embarked on an expedition through Urabá. Participating artists and scientists were divided into two groups and traveled to different villages: Necoclí-Totumo and Chigorodó, followed by a three-day-trip to Northern Urabá and the region of Acandí and Triganá. During the trip, meetings and workshops were established primarily for teenagers and young adults who... Read more
20 November 2014 - 20:00 - Calle 99 - Carrera 99, Apartadó

Offical launch

SINFONÍA TRÓPICO was officially launched November 20 at 8pm with a concert at Ciudadela Educativa y Cultural Puerta del Sol in Apartadó. The concert brought together musicians from Berlin, Bogotá and Urabá who presented a composition drawing on a mix of contemporary electronic sounds and Caribbean rhythms accompanied by the sounds of Colombian biodiversity.  Read more