The Summit brings together over 400 national and international artists from 37 different countries to support the country’s ongoing peace talks. The World Art and Culture Summit for Peace in Colombia launched, with the participation of hundreds of artists and cultural groups aiming to contribute to peace through art. The Summit, which will run until April 12, brings together over 400 national as well as international artists from 37 different countries. Singers, writers, painters, actors, and other cultural producers will be gathering in the Colombian capital of Bogota to discuss the role of arts in conflict resolution and peace building. “We want people to recognize artists as direct agents for society transformation and peace construction in Colombia”, said Santiago Trujillo, the director of Bogota’s Arts Institution IDARTES.
World Art and Culture Summit for Peace
07 April 2015, Colombia