Tuesday, 17 April 2012 9:33 AM
Music-lovers should head to Bogota in Colombia, because it’s just been named as the newest ‘music city’ in the Creative Cities Network of UNESCO.
The Creative Cities Network now has 30 members – each city has been recognised by UNESCO as having an edge in creative culture.
The Colombian capital, which joins the likes of Seville and Glasgow in the music city category, was recognised for its involvement in all types of musical genres, from classical to popular. It also boasts numerous public and private cultural spaces which are ideal to host concerts and musical performances.
To celebrate the announcement, Panamericana de Viajes is offering a special musical itinerary for those who wish to experience the cities rich musical culture.
Highlights of the tour include watching the Gaiteros de San Jacinto – a band from the 40s who won a Latin Grammy for best folk album – perform, and a visit to the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, which hosts amazing plays, concerts and shows.
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