Wednesday, August 10, 2022

La Cultura

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Indulge your creative side with classes in the arts at an all new centre in Duquesa

Flamenco, the dance of Spain, celebrates 10 years as intangible cultural heritage

Andalucia is considered the heartland of Flamenco, although it also has roots in regions such as Murcia and Extremadura.

Celebration of “jugs” and artisan festival planned as ancient cave complex reopens on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE FAMOUS caves of Rojales are back in action this weekend with new exhibitions, following the latest relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions. Local Councillor for Culture...

Top Gibraltar scientist speaks out on Straits Neanderthals

Clive Finlayson will give a talk in Spain on March 27-29

Shedding some light on Spanish secret societies

Secret societies work covertly to achieve a hidden agenda where secrecy is a sanctuary and a source of power, writes Jack Gaioni

Museum of Malaga opens in Palacio de Aduana

Grand palace has re-opened its doors after a 10 year renovation

Fly art: Passenger caught smuggling original Picasso into Ibiza airport

SPANISH authorities have announced that they seized a stolen Picassso painting at Ibiza airport earlier this month. Airport workers discovered a sketch attributed to the...

Caminito del Rey inauguration postponed as Spain mourns those onboard crashed Germanwings flight

The walkway will still open to the public this weekend

Dia de la Hispanidad: Why Spain celebrates its National Day on October 12

Each October 12 Spain marks its National Day or Dia de la Hispanidad with a public holiday. The day coincides with the celebration of Christopher...

Raising centuries-old ships can reveal a treasure trove of information about our buried past

AN operation to raise a 250-year-old British ship from the waters around Uruguay is set to begin on February 10.  As the Olive Press reported...

Almodovar unearths ghosts of Spain’s Civil War in latest film with Penelope Cruz

ACCLAIMED Spanish director Pedro Almodovar delves into one of Spain’s most enduring wounds with his latest film focusing on the tens of thousands of...

PALM BEACH: The curious pop history of the Costa del Sol’s most famous chiringuito freshly refurbished for summer

Its owner helped create one of the most successful songs of the early 2000s

Teachers in Spain among highest paid in the world

The entry level salary was nearly €7,600 above the OECD average

IN PICS: Anchovy bonfire signals end of Carnaval de Malaga

MALAGA's carnival week ended yesterday with the traditional burning of a giant anchovy. The week-long celebrations began on February 23, centring around Plaza de la...

All you need to know about this year’s Malaga Christmas lights

MALAGA'S Christmas lights are the highlight of the season and are probably the most instagrammed festive decoration on the coast. This year they will switched...

Shocking footage released of sex worker servicing client near schoolkids in Spain

The woman carries on with the act despite the number of walkers by

Famous Caminito del Rey attraction set to release summer tickets

People will be able to reserve spaces until September 30

Big band night at Benalmadena resort raises hundreds for cancer charity

Cudeca cares for more than 1,000 people suffering from cancer each year

SEEING RED: Spaniards ‘furious’ after Boris Johnson defends bullfighting during Anglo-Spanish dinner

SPANIARDS have reportedly been left fuming after Boris Johnson defended bullfighting during an Anglo-Spanish dinner. The UK's foreign secretary told the dinner - designed to...

Spain SLAMMED by US official for making ‘no effort’ to return Nazi-looted art from WW2

US official adviser Stuart E Eizenstat slammed Spain for 'taking no steps' to fulfill the principles

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on at the end of November

Still passionate about Flamenco

The book by English author Tony Bryant takes us on a journey into the world of authentic flamenco

10 of the best TV shows to watch and improve your Spanish online now

Dedicating a couple of hours to practising Spanish at the end of a long day can feel like a slog when all you want...

Marbella seeks mini world peace at community summit

Residents, charities and businesses met on the 5th April to discuss sustainability, community and integration

Countdown to Spain’s Malaga August feria after two year hiatus

WITH less than 20 days to go, Malaga prepares for its first post-covid August feria. The Malaga Fair returns after a two year hiatus due...

Live bands contest planned to boost “severely punished” music sector on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A free-to-enter live music competition is being staged in Alicante this September to act as a fillip for new bands that have not been...




British man loses attempted murder appeal after brutally stabbing ex-girlfriend at her Costa Blanca home in Spain

A British man has lost a Valencian Supreme Court appeal over an attempted murder conviction that saw him jailed last year for 15 years. William...


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