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World Barista Coffee Championship in Bogota, Colombia

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A contestant pours coffee for the judges during the World Barista Coffee Championship in Bogota on June 2, 2011. The competition is taking place, for the first time, in a major coffee producing country, hosted by the Colombian Coffee Federation and the Speciality Coffee Association of Colombia and held within the 4th Annual Expoespeciales trade show.

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A contestant pours coffee for the judges during the World Barista Coffee Championship in Bogota.

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Pilly Pollen, a barista from Australia, prepares coffee during an exhibition as a part of the World Baristas Championship in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, June 2, 2011.

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