Gabo Festival of Ibero-American Journalism arrives for the first time in Bogota
The 10th edition will be held from October 21s to 23rd.
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The largest gathering dedicated to journalism, citizenship and culture in Ibero-America will have as its inspiration "The solitude of Latin America", according to a press release from the Gabo Foundation.
This year's central themes will be journalism, literature, poetry, education, diversity, gender, creativity and innovation.
Gabriel García Márquez is the only Colombian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The tenth version of the festival will focus on journalism, literature, poetry, education, diversity, gender, creativity and innovation.
These axes will be developed "in more than 50 activities including workshops, exhibitions, lectures and meetings, which will bring together 100 national and international experts," said the organization.
In addition, the Festival will emphasize the audiences, who are increasingly protagonists in journalism and communication.
After being held in Medellín, the next version will take place in the Colombian capital.
The Gimnasio Moderno in Bogota will be the central venue for the program, which includes other activities such as photographic exhibitions, gastronomic offerings and concerts.
About the Gabo Award
Among the participants in the activities will also be the winners of the Gabo Prize, which will be announced in the coming weeks.
This award is given annually and aims to encourage the pursuit of excellence, innovation and ethical consistency in journalism, inspired by the ideals and work of Gabriel García Márquez.