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Scenes from the policemen’s anti-crime parade held the other day. It was quite colorful and entertaining.

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Scenes from yesterday’s march commemorating the Day of the Victims of violence, (Dia de las Victimas), along Seventh Ave, in Central Bogota, Colombia.

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The Museo de Bogotá (Bogotá Museum) in La Candelaria has a show of and about ‘Hip Hop Art.’

The show continues until June.

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A group of acrobats on Seventh Ave. doing a show during La Ciclovia yesterday.

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I took these shots today of some acrobats practicing on the Plaza del Periodista in La Candelaria, with Monserrate in the background.

Right now, two theatre festivals are going on in Bogotá, with lots of activity in La Candelaria.

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Scenes of theatre in the National Park last Sunday, including a performance of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.

The theatre is part of the IberoAmerican Theatre Festival, which is going on now, along with the Alternative Theatre Festival.

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These folks were dancing and playing music for tips today along the car-free section of Seventh Ave in Bogotá.

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A few photos of a group doing capoeira dancing in the National Park in Bogotá today.

Capoeira is a dance/martial art created by African slaves in Brazil. It’s now popular as recreation, dance and self defense.

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These young guys were being filmed rapping in La Candelaria last night.

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A street performer on Carrera 5 near Jorge Tadeo University tries to earn a few coins from motorists, enduring pollution and drivers’ callousness.

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