Skip to main content
International report

Colombian musician Cesar Lopez turns guns into instruments for peace

Audio 04:00
The 'Escopetarra' on display at the United Nations Headquarters. This 'gun-guitar' was invented by Colombian musician César López in 2003.
The 'Escopetarra' on display at the United Nations Headquarters. This 'gun-guitar' was invented by Colombian musician César López in 2003. mskyrider/CC/Wikimedia
By: Emily Wright

Colombian musician Cesar Lopez employs music as a weapon against war, by fashioning hybrid guitars out of guns. Last year the Colombian government and the FARC – the country’s oldest rebel army – signed a peace agreement ending 53-years of internal conflict. Emily Wright has more from the Colombian capital Bogotá.

Page not found

The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.