Colombia celebrates with 'Sabrosura' OAS's declaration of the country's rhythms

Washington D.C., April 18, 2018. Colombian Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Andrés González, announced this Tuesday that nine Colombian rhythms were declared as Cultural Heritage of the Americas.

The announcement came the same day that Colombia launched its new international tourism campaign in Washington D.C. 'Colombia land of Sabrosura', created by ProColombia.

Colombia, honor guest in Miami Fashion Week 2018

May 30, 2018. Colombia is positioned as a designer factory in Latin America. Is a country where the sophistication and luxury are shown through the innovation of its fashion companies. With ideas inspired in the tropic, targeted to luxury consumers, Colombia arrives to the Miami Fashion Week 2018. Five designers with great international recognition as Daniella Batlle, Lina Cantillo, Carolina Estefan, Goretty Medina y Divina Castidad will attend the event, one of the most representative fashion platforms between American and Latin American culture. 

Under the slogan 'Colombia is the best guarded secret in the Americas', the Latin American country will be a lead participant in MFW 2018 this May 30. The good moment Colombian fashion is having, along its designs, creativity and quality, are the main reasons why Colombia is under the spotlight.

Colombia, a sustainable destination for FDI in IT, Infrastructure & Public Transports

Madrid, May 31st. Next week, ProColombia, together with the Colombian regional investment promotion agencies: Invest in Bogotá, ACI Medellín and Invest Pacific, will be presenting the business environment in Colombia and investment opportunities for European investors. 

- Representatives of Invest in Bogotá, ACI Medellín and Invest Pacific, are visiting Germany, UK, and Spain to present business opportunities and incentives to potential investors in a roadshow starting June 4th in Frankfurt. In the last ten years, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows grew 63%.

Colombia: Hollywood's ideal location


A friendly legislation and tax incentives are some of the reasons the international producers choose the country to film their movies. In 2013 only one international movie was filmed. Now, 5 years since the law came into force, 28 international movies have been filmed in Colombian territory.

Colombia bets heavily on infrastructure

London, May 28th.Colombia has the biggest infrastructure program in Latin America. That's why on May 22nd, ProColombia together with the British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce, the Colombian Embassy in London, the British Embassy in Bogota, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and its Prosperity Fund, the Department for International Trade and EY, presented fifteen major infrastructure development projects, which are in the planning and structuring phase and seek European foreign investment.

Last Friday, Colombia became the 37th OECD member and the third in Latin America alongside Mexico and Chile. Corporate investors, funds and investment banks have plenty of opportunities to develop social infrastructure, urban development and transportation projects.

Each year a new bird species is discovered in Colombia.

Two new bird species were discovered in 2017, accomplishing a total of six in the last five years. This numbers underlines the biodiversity of Colombia, making noticeable the potential of this country as an international tourism destination for bird watching.

On May 5 a new edition of the Global Big Day will be celebrated. This annual event is organized by the Ornithology Laboratory of Cornell University in United States, which aims to promote the registration of the greater quantity of bird species in the world. Last year Colombia achieved the first place with 1.486 bird species registered in only one day.