Sunday, 22 January, 2017

La Cultura

Just months after being released from a sentence for corruption and money laundering ‘la Pantoja’ has got a gold disc for her new album

A poll by Buzzfeed in 23 countries, discovered that 77% of respondents in Spain believe people should be able to use the bathroom of the sex they most identify with, compared with 62% in the UK and just 47% in the US

Cutting edge and successful new Spanish language plays are now being performed throughout the city as part of the El Festival de Teatro de Malaga

It is hoped locals will open their doors to the families for 10 days

The famous wetland, a paradise for birdlife, is currently in danger of losing its UNESCO World Heritage Site status

Catalan leaders stand accused of undermining attempts to repatriate priceless artworks

Only 22.2% of 68,560 couples tied the knot at the country's catholic altars in the first half of 2016

The film is expected to premiere next May

Foreign visitors spent €60 billion in the country last year

Oliver Riley, 19, was runner-up in the Calumet Student Photographer of the Year 2016 competition for his shot of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

A shrine has also been erected in his memory

Spain’s most revered guitar maker is modestly tucked away in a Madrid basement, a stone’s throw from the Theatre Royal

The draw is being held at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid

Seven film stars are among those to have made the cut in the upcoming 31st Goya film awards, Spain’s equivalent of the Oscars

A fun filled weekend kicks off with Jive Lessons on the afternoon of Saturday January 28 before VIP tickets to the first of two superb shows - The Rock ‘n’ Roll Rewind Show with Ricky Lavazza and the coasts number one Rock ‘n’ Roll band The Memphis Trio

Millions of people are expected to come out and join in with the huge Cabalgatas de Reyes, which will snake their way through both bustling cities and tiny villages

Scientists gathered dietary information for 401 70 year olds

Sotogrande-based Calum McGregor, who said the sport helped him battle his ‘demons’, has released Touching Distance From Africa

The outburst left many families stunned

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

Experts cite the country's healthy Mediterranean diet

Eduardo Bajo Ulloa, who is believed to have been behind the sale, wrote Butterfly Wings with his brother Juanma, and received the best original script award at the Spanish version of the Oscars in 1991

The US Box Office recorded a 2.2% increase in takings for Spanish films

Almost a million less people tuned in compared to last year

“This is not paella: this is rice with things.”

Spaniard won Oscars for Patton and Nicolas and Alexandra

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