KAMPALA — Digital TV operator StarTimes has confirmed that the acclaimed Colombian telenovela Bolivar is to air on its ST Novela E Plus starting from July 2nd.
Ms. Cleopatra Koheirwe the PR Manager at StarTimes Uganda said the much anticipated drama TV series, Bolivar which will be broadcast from Monday to Sunday has never been aired on TV in Africa.
Echo Zhao, Chief Editor of StarTimes Novela E Plus channel said Bolivar was a huge success across Latin America and that it won the Super Series prize at the 2019 Produ Awards.
“Simon Bolivar is a true hero of Latin America independence, I am sure his story will resonate deeply with the African public, Mr. Zhao added.
Bolivar is a 2019 biographical drama series about the rise of Venezuelan liberator Simon Bolivar (1783-1830).
It depicts the life of this Venezuelan General who led the secession of a group of South American countries from the Spanish Empire in the early 19th century.
The show is made up of 69 episodes that document the events of Bolívar’s life from the age of seven until his death, primarily focusing on his formation and his love life.
Ms. Koheirwe said that besides Bolivar’s historical significance, this new TV series is a premium telenovela with a great plot, filled with action and romance, and supported by a brilliant cast.
“Telenovela fans will be glued to their screens every night. If you don’t have a decoder, worry not. Simply go to ugmall.startimestv.com and purchase any StarTimes product you may need or call 0317117777, make your order and StarTimes will deliver to you,” she said.