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We help organize your GGM Tribute
Have you ever dreamed of hosting a professional tribute to your favourite author? Now is your chance to present a custom made Gabriel Garcia Marquez Tribute, partnered with Tim Buendia according to your budget.
Would you like to have a deep discussion about Gabo's inspiration? You want to understand the reality that sparked the history of Macondo? Do you want to show your community what Gabo meant for the world, or you want to host a photo exposition of Gabo's hometown?
Tell us what you want and we will make it happen with you.
'Macondo without the Nobel' wins prestigious prize in Barranquilla.
The documentary 'Macondo without the Nobel' won the Golden Chip award, a prestigieus film prize in Barranquilla, and took home the 5 million pesos. The jury highlighted the interesting vision that the film's characters (Tim Buendia being one of them) disposed of.
Director Carlos Acosta was vey proud that their hard work was finally rewarded and forward to several screenings around the country, one of them being during the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Festival in Aracataca in April 2015.
Brother of Gabo visits the Netherlands
To celebrate the life and work of Garcia Marquez, Jaime Garcia Marquez and biographer Gerald Martin came to The Hague to participate in the event organized by Tim Buendia, The Colombian Embassy and the Public Library in The Hague. About 180 people assited to the sold out event and the organization as well as the participants and the visitors were very satisfied with the evening... Read more
Garcia Marquez Anniversary Trip Through Colombia April 12- 26, 2015
Join us on a 14 day trip through the Colombian Caribbean in which we will explore the roots of Gabo's legacy. Tim Buendia will be the guide on this journey to places that inspired Gabo to write his Nobel Prize winning stories like; Aracataca, Cartagena, Barranquilla and more.
These are two weeks of Literature, History, Caribbean Culture and astonashing Nature after which you will have a different view on bygone times. Surprise yourself with this once in a lifetime adventure.
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Gabo will appear on Colombian Money
Congress decided that 'the legend from Aracataca' will finally appear on the soon to be emissed bills. It is not yet sure which of the notes it will be. Maybe he will smile at all of us from the brand new $100.000 peso bill or just the good old thousand note that is worth a bit over half a dollar. In Aracataca people react with the same words as always: 'We must see it to believe it'
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86% of Syrian refugees is given shelter in neighbouring countries.
- One fifth of the present population of Lebanon came from Syria sometime in the last few years.
- Lebanon, a small country, now houses over 1.000.000 people that fled the war in their home country and announced not to be able to house any more.
- The Syrian Day of Rage which initiated protests, was part of the regional movement called The Arab spring was nearly four years ago.
- The UN said that the world suffers from the worst humanitarian disaster since the Cold War, yet little do we notice in our Western Societies.
It is outrageous that the world feels so little responsability for what is happening, especially because being involved in what's happening in the world. As Nic Marks pictures in his TED Talk, it has been investigated that investing in the following five things will make the world happier:
For all that that's worth, very little is happening, to change things around. People are becoming more conscious, yet the attention span seems to be shortening and serious issues come in through one ear while they leave through the other.
The Revolution is being shaped right now, as we speak. Right around the corner from your house and at the other side of the world, because people are understanding that we can't go on like this. Be ready, because the revolution needs you too!