Top 10 events of the week of September 16th – September 22nd in Medellín


Top 10 events of the week in Medellín

We have curated a list of the top 10 events happening every week in Medellin, so if you are in the City of Eternal Spring and you are looking for something fun to do, read below to plan your week ahead!

Top 10 events from September 16th – September 22th:

  1. Language Exchange.

When: September 17th.

Where: Barrio Central Bar – Google Maps

The exchange of languages will have this structure: we will start with a check-in and then we will have guided moments of easy participation. The time will be of both languages, English and Spanish alike. The hosts will do all of the organization and “break the ice” then you just have to participate. Then you will have free time to chat, have a drink, eat something delicious and spend time with your new friends …

The event is for everyone and is free. The idea is to have a friendly and comfortable space where anyone can go and feel comfortable speaking in a different language. So if you plan to go with your friends or alone, this event would be perfect for you.

Read more about it here.

  1. Caetano Veloso – concert.

When: September 16th

Where: Teatro Metropolitano Google Maps.

MedeJazz 2019 presents its great closing concert with the Brazilian Caetano Veloso, for the first time in Medellín, on September 16. He has been called one of “the great singer-songwriters of the century”, he is also a filmmaker, poet and activist; from a large music lover family, thanks to this he learned to play guitar at home and at age 9 he composed his first song, thus beginning a dizzying musical career being one of the greatest representatives of Latin American music playing genres such as: Brazilian Popular Music, Tropicalism, Pop, and Latin Rhythms.

Read more here.

  1. Free salsa dance class

When: September 20th.

Where: Dancefree – Google Maps

Free salsa dance classes.

Opening 7:45 PM

Free Salsa Class * 8-9: 30PM

Live Group 10PM

Salsa Bar, Bachata & More 8 PM-4AM

* FREE if you enter before 9PM

* For all levels, from scratch to expert. You do not have to bring a partner, register, or make a reservation.

Read more about it here.

  1. Concert No 4 Celsia – Sergio Tiempo.

When: September 18th.

Where: Teatro Metropolitano Google Maps.

The XV International Season of Classical Music Medellín Cultural presents Sergio Tiempo, considered one of the most unique and inspiring pianists of his generation. He will present on Wednesday, September 18, a demanding program with works by Frédéric Chopin.

Sergio Tiempo made his professional debut at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw at age fourteen, and soon acquired international renown for his great energy and musical versatility, from Brahms to Villa-Lobos and Ginastera.

Read more here.

  1. 25 years Prolírica de Antioquia.

When: September 20th.

Where: Teatro Metropolitano– Google Maps.

The Prolirica Foundation of Antioquia celebrates its 25th anniversary with the staging of a Lyric Gala, which will also be adorned with a flamenco show direct from Madrid, on Friday, September 20 at 8:00 p.m. in the Metropolitan Theater.

A luxury cast has been selected to be part of the celebration, among them the Argentine soprano Gisela Zivic, the Spanish baritone Antonio Torres, the Cuban soprano Milagros de los Ángeles, and an important Colombian cast. The Choir of the Proline Foundation of Antioquia and the EAFIT Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of the teacher Cecilia Espinoza, will also be present at this opportunity.

Read more here.

  1. Glocal food fest.

When: September 18th – 20th.

Where: Plaza Mayor Medellín Google Maps.

The magic of a wide gastronomic party arrives in the city of Paisa where you will live a superior culinary experience. Glocal Food Fest is a gastronomic festival that brings together the best national and international chefs to share their experiences. This event will take place on September 18, 19, and September 20 at Caja de Madera – Plaza Mayor. Our stage will be the perfect space to create different artistic and staging moments of the gastronomy that we will have at the Festival. You will enjoy Live Music with emerging local groups, live DJs, local shows.

Read more here.

  1. Concert – Grupo Suramérica, canciones urgentes.

When: September 17th.

Where: Teatro Camilo Torres Google Maps.

The South American Group has dedicated four decades of uninterrupted work to strengthen fraternal and lasting ties with the local and regional public and with its artistic proposal it has turned poetry into song and reality into raw material for musical creation.

The experience of its members with the sociocultural dynamics of Medellín, has generated in the South American Group a deep awareness of the violence and motivates the need to contribute so that the city bets on new directions. Likewise, his commitment to sing to life, to love for a land that belongs to everyone from art.

More information here.

  1. Temporary Exhibition: Borramientos | Hernán Hernández.

When: September 5th – 29th.

Where: Museo El Castillo Google Maps.

The work of Hernán Hernández

This exhibition is the fusion of the two fundamental passions of Hernán Hernández, sculpture and cosmology, so it addresses hypothetical issues related to the origin and evolution of the universe, subtly translating them into noble materials such as marble, bronze and stainless steel.

A curatorship of Lucrecia Piedrahita Orrego
Inauguration: 6:00 pm. | Free entry*

More information here.

  1. Musical experience with Daeg.

When: September 20th.

Where: Délicat’jess restaurant – Google Maps.

Daeg seeks to share with the public an experience different from conventional concerts, promoting spaces for contemplation and musical intimacy.

On Friday, September 20 at 8:00 PM, they wait for you in the French cafe «Délicat’jess», to live together a special night celebrating the equinox, love and friendship.

Read more here.

  1. The seed of beauty.

When: September 17th.

Where: Selina – Google Maps.

The small seeks to grow, that seed that we carry in the deep, germinates and begins to go outside, if we cultivate patience and enjoy the path.

You will connect with the rituals full of intention, that will water that seed so that it becomes beauty and you will be invited to perceive, think and be: calmer, more contemplative and more natural. You will cultivate self-esteem, take care of yourself, contemplate and give yourself love through an active meditation together with beauty rituals with natural products of @pieldesemilla that will awaken your body, your skin and your senses.

Read more here.

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    • Hi Raul! We’re glad that you liked the article, we will update it every week with the top events in Medellin!

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