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Salsa Legend Rubén Blades to Give Free Concert in Medellin

image-106Salsa Legend Rubén Blades to Give Free Concert in Medellin - One of salsa's biggest stars, the legendary Ruben Blades, will be performing in Medellin in May.  The free concert is part of  Medellin's theme of no violence for the month of May.  The month of may has been dubbed 'Mayo por ...

Medellin MegaPark

image-92Medellin MegaPark - Medellin is set to take on another enormous project. The city will be turning the Medellin river banks into a giant park that spans more than 1,047 acres, from Sabanetta in the south to Bello in the north. 'Without at doubt this will be one of the ...

Downtown Medellin – UniverCITY

image-47 Downtown, La Playa, Medellin Downtown UniverCITY: The latest task for the Urban Development Company (EDU) is to make Downtown into a giant university campus. Margarita Angel, manager at EDU, explains that “the idea is to be able to generate a university campus, like other cities in the world, with the ...

The Most Innovative City of the Year!

image-1Medellin is the most innovative city in the world in 2012 City of The Year: In a competition sponsored by the Wall Street Journal and Citigroup Medellin has won the title of most innovative city in the world. Medellin was named the most innovative city in the world on March 1st, ...

UofA Traces Meteor in Russian

image-39UofA Traces Meteor in Russian Scientists from the University of Antioquia have used numerous videos of the meteor's blazing arrival to trace the path of the fireball. Many of the videos carry the time when they were taken.  This has helped the team form UofA to reconstruct its solar orbit and ...

Colombia’s Strongest Man

image-10Colombia's Strongest Man is from Medellin The Incredible Hulk: At a hulking 1,95m, 133 kg, Medellin native Over Campo Nieto tore through the competition to win the Titan’s Challenge, which was held in Medellin’s South Terminal Mall. Congratulations Over Campo Nieto on becoming Colombia's strongest man! Glossary Hulking: is an adjective referring to a person or an ...

Batty for Bikes! Ciclovia Medellin

image-17Medellin is batty for bikes Enthusiasm for cycling is at an all time high in Medellin. Medellin has named the first Sundays of June and October as ¨Bike Day¨ and the entire city is shut-down to cars.  In some of the suburbs around the city there are wide pavements with marked bike ...