The Gold Museum (Spanish: El Museo del Oro) is a famous museum located in Bogotá, Colombia.
The museum displays a selection of pre-Columbian gold and other metal alloys, being the biggest collection in the world .
Together with pottery, stone, shell, wood and textile archaeological objects, these items, made of what to indigenous cultures was a sacred metal, testify to the life and thought of different societies which inhabited what is now known as Colombia before the conquest of the Spanish.
My librarian colleague Ximena, gave me these bookmarks. 🙂
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) is a Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli. It was written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same name by Eiko Kadono. The film tells the story of a young witch, Kiki, who moves to a new town and uses her flying ability to earn a living. (Wikipedia)
The Archivo Virtual de Derechos Humanos y Memoria Histórica (Virtual Archive of Human Rights and Historical Memory) is an archive created in 2011 which contains original documents or reliable copies relating to human rights violations and breaches of international humanitarian law that occurred during the armed conflict in Colombia.
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Thomson Reuters provides tools to search across data, books, journals, patents, and more; find, analyze, and share the most relevant information in science, social science, arts and humanities.
Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians. Johnson’s shadowy and poorly documented life and death at age 27 have given rise to much legend, including the Faustian myth that he sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads to achieve success.
Johnson is recognized as a master of the blues, particularly of the Mississippi Delta blues style. He is credited by many rock musicians as an important influence; Eric Clapton has called Johnson “the most important blues singer that ever lived.” Johnson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an early influence in its first induction ceremony, in 1986. In 2010,David Fricke ranked Johnson fifth in Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. (Source: Wikipedia).
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My last literature purchase: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Illustrated by Jim Kay.
I acquired the book and the bookmark in the “Harry Potter Book Night”, event organized to celebrate the magic of Harry Potter worldwide.
In Chile, the event was held on 04 February at the Library of Santiago. The event had a massive turnout.
Here, some pictures of the activity: