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News Colombia » Music: Vexed Valentine: How Can Colombia Keep Its Roses-For-Coca Effort From Wilting?

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

This month, when you walk into a Colombian café in Kendall called La Candelaria, you’re met by música decembrina. December music. Meaning, Colombian Navidad or Christmas music. Old-time cumbia favorites like “El Año Viejo.”

News Colombia » Music: Women in Latin music are poised for a breakthrough. Is their industry ready for them?

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/women-in-latin-music-are-poised-for-a-breakthrough-is-their-industry-ready-for-them/2018/02/22/5a979894-082b-11e8-94e8-e8b8600ade23_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Colombian singer Karol G is a rare force in Latin urban music. While the 27-year-old is as sleek and glossy as a beauty queen, she wields an unapologetic toughness that comes out when she’s sparring against reggaeton’s most ruthless male artists.

News Colombia » Music: Colombian teachers mount 1-day strike

News channel or source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/colombian-teachers-mount-1-day-strike/50000262-3531300
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Thousands of Colombian public school teachers participate in a demonstration ... from where they started out toward the Ministry of Education in a lively march accompanied by music and protest chants.

News Colombia » Music: Emax Entertainment Bolsters Road to Billboard Latin Music Awards With Concerts Throughout Latin America

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Joining forces with the official Billboard Latin Music Conference after a successful run in 2017, Emax will put on concerts in Bogota, Colombia (April 4), Santiago, Chile (April 13) and Mexico (April 17). “It is an honor to co-produce such an ...

News Colombia » Music: Have a merry Afro-Colombian Christmas, in February

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/world/have-a-merry-afro-colombian-christmas-in-february-id8014413.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Afro-Colombian communities in the southwest of the Latin American ... when Christmas is celebrated -- with music, fireworks, theatre, dance and colorful costumes. The rest of the year, it lies wrapped in several layers of protective cloth at the top ...

News Colombia » Music: Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

News channel or source: http://wamc.org/post/venezuelas-deepening-crisis-triggers-mass-migration-colombia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Nieves, 23, came to Colombia last month and is trying to scrounge up money ... Masterly on the harp, García has teamed up with a Venezuelan guitarist and the duo plays Venezuelan folk music, called llanero. The spare change people toss into their open ...

News Colombia » Music: Guest DJ Jorge Drexler Explores The Uruguayan Music That Helped Shape His Vision

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/guest-dj-jorge-drexler-explores-uruguayan-music-helped-shape-his-vision
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He has recorded albums in Colombia and Mexico City ... but for this week's Guest DJ session Drexler returns to his native Uruguay to share some of the music that shaped the artistic vision that we all love so much. This week we explore the classic sounds ...

News Colombia » Music: ‘Godsend’ James Rodriguez makes timely return to form as Colombia’s World Cup beckons

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/godsend-james-rodriguez-makes-timely-return-form-colombias-world-cup-beckons/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

As Colombia’s national side continues its preparations for this summer’s World Cup in Russia, news of the revitalization of James will be music to the ears of coach Jose Pekerman. James struggled initially after making a two-year loan move to the ...

News Colombia » Music: Five Latin music acts to know about

News channel or source: http://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/music/five-latin-music-acts-to-know-about
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The self-proclaimed King of Bachata music. After finding success as the lead vocalist ... Although the 32-year-old Colombian pop-skewing reggaeton singer didn’t pick Montreal for his most recent tour, he did open for Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull at ...