A group of street performers in Bogota are using their show earnings to buy food and prepare soups for impoverished people during the virus lockdown.
“We saw many red lights and decided to give some support with food, something that is a daily need,” said Daniel Ceballos, one of the members of Circo Encuentro.
On Saturday three performers from the company walked around poor neighbourhoods in Bogota outskirts, looking for people in need and collecting vegetables.
Later, they dressed up to perform a one-hour show, aiming to warn people about the virus spread and urging them to take care.
After the show, they prepared a sancocho, a Colombian traditional soup based in potato and yuca that they renamed as “bat soup,” in reference to the supposed origin of the new coronavirus…
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