Baudillo Cuama, a performer and producer of marimbas, explains the instrument's significance to Afro and Pacific culture.
Milton Coleman, Senior Editor at The Washington Post talks journalism, Latin America and freedom of expression.
From Oxford to creating the Latin American Centre, Malcolm Deas helped shape an understanding of Colombia's history.
Fernando Trujillo, winner of the 2007 Whitley Prize, leads initiatives in the Colombian Amazon to help save river dolphins.
Celebrating half a century in Colombia, Dione and Paul Gervis made a commitment to a lifestyle and friends in the tropics.
Alex von Loebell came to Colombia to help the family farm. Now he runs BioPlaza, health food stores leading a food revolution.
One of Colombia's most recognized musicians, Totó la Momposina is a link between the nation's cultural past and future.
With two major releases, Afro-Colombian actress Karent Hinestroza is one of the nation's fastest rising young stars.
César López is a composer with a mission. His gun-guitar shows how music can replace the madness of war.
Hans Blumenthal, creator of the National Peace Prize has embarked on a new mission to empower farmers.
From Tokyo to the fields of Bolívar, the legendary Gaiteros de San Jacinto share Colombia's unique musical traditions.
Enrique Parejo endured the slaughter of colleagues during the M-19 attack on the Palace of Justice and survived an assassination attempt by Pablo Escobar.
Anandita Basu teaches her students how to shake a leg. The director of Fundación Kalakendra is enriching ties between her native India and Colombia.
Angelika Helberger left post-war Germany for Colombia where she became the first female commercial pilot in the Americas.
With back to back performances lined up well into next year, Bogotá native Valeriano Lanchas is quickly becoming Colombia's biggest opera star.