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Papal visit to Colombia

Bogota, Colombia
September 5th-11th, 2017

Pope Francis will travel to Colombia in mid-September and visit the cities of Bogota, Villavicencio, Medellin and Cartagena.  The visit comes amid a new peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels after 52 years of war.  It is unusual for the Pope to visit only one country on overseas travel, something church officials say points to the importance Pope Francis places on this visit. 

***Accreditation is required. Please apply via the following link: Please note the accreditation deadline is July 29th at 1900 GMT.

Full agenda found here:


Eurovision will offer live and edited material to the Eurovision News Exchanges.


EUROVISION Special Events will offer the following facilities onsite:

Multiple standup positions, unequipped workspace with wifi, access to pool signal, and access to Vatican TV material. 


  • Multiple Standup positions
  • Playout
  • Non-equipped workspaces with wifi, power, pool signal and access to Vatican TV material
  • Connectivity to the Eurovision Global Network