Rebel music: FARC celebrate Colombia peace accord in concert

YARI PLAINS, Colombia (AP) " It was a sort of Woodstock Colombian style. But there were no drugs or alcohol, and instead of barefoot hippies frolicking to rock music those jamming out are leftist rebels in knee-high rubber boots.

As the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia gathers for its final conference as a guerrilla army they're taking time to celebrate with music a peace accord they hope will bring an end to a half-century of bloodshed.

On Sunday night, hundreds took time from the all-day proceedings for a concert with big-name acts from Bogota as well as some homespun groups with names like "The Rebels of the South."

The concert took place on a giant stage complete with a fog machine dropped in the middle of Colombia's southern plains where the conference is taking place.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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