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Theatre takes to the streets at Colombia Festival

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Published : Mar 19, 2018, 10:36 am IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
The Ibero-American Theater of Bogotá is a major cultural event in Colombia and one of the largest performing arts festivals in the world. (Photos: AP)
The Ibero-American Theater of Bogotá is a major cultural event in Colombia and one of the largest performing arts festivals in the world. (Photos: AP)
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The festival takes place every other year in the Colombian capital and brings together the most important theater companies from five continents.
The festival takes place every other year in the Colombian capital and brings together the most important theater companies from five continents.
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The festival was created in 1988 by actress Fanny Mickey and playwright Ramiro Osorio, and launched as part of the 450th anniversary celebration of the founding of Bogotá.
The festival was created in 1988 by actress Fanny Mickey and playwright Ramiro Osorio, and launched as part of the 450th anniversary celebration of the founding of Bogotá.
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The festival offers the most complete panorama of performing arts. Aside from classical works, it is a showcase of dance, circus, music, puppetry, pantomime, performance art, and even concerts, many of which take place simultaneously in Bogota’s halls and streets.
The festival offers the most complete panorama of performing arts. Aside from classical works, it is a showcase of dance, circus, music, puppetry, pantomime, performance art, and even concerts, many of which take place simultaneously in Bogota’s halls and streets.
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In the course of seventeen days, Colombians and visitors from all over the world come to Bogotá to massively attend the theater halls and fill the streets of the capital, enjoying an unparalleled theater adventure.
In the course of seventeen days, Colombians and visitors from all over the world come to Bogotá to massively attend the theater halls and fill the streets of the capital, enjoying an unparalleled theater adventure.
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Spectators watch clowns ride on suspended bicycles in the inaugural parade kicking off the 16th Ibero-American Theatre Festival
Spectators watch clowns ride on suspended bicycles in the inaugural parade kicking off the 16th Ibero-American Theatre Festival
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Actors strike a pose in the inaugural parade kicking off the 16th Ibero-American Theatre Festival, in Bogota.
Actors strike a pose in the inaugural parade kicking off the 16th Ibero-American Theatre Festival, in Bogota.
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The 17-day festival celebrates the performing arts, including circus, cabaret, musicals, live bands and dance.
The 17-day festival celebrates the performing arts, including circus, cabaret, musicals, live bands and dance.
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