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Childhood inspiration: On the trail of the young Pablo Picasso through Spain

AS we approach the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso - a series of events are planned for 2023 – it is...

Spain’s Christmas Lottery campaign is launched with the focus on ‘extraordinary stories’ 

CHRISTMAS got a little bit closer on Thursday, as Spain’s state lottery company released its yearly advertisements for the world-famous December 22 draw, which...

International Flamenco Day to be celebrated across Spain’s Malaga with extensive flamenco programme

VIBRANT and captivating dance spectaculars across Malaga and Andalucia will commemorate the 12th anniversary of Flamenco declared by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage. The 12th annual...

UK TV and film company co-founded by David Walliams to check out Ciudad de la Luz studios on Spain’s...

A UK TV and film production company co-founded by comedy performer and children's book writer David Walliams is looking into using Alicante's recently reopened...

Largest ‘immersive’ exhibition in Spain celebrates legendary artist Pablo Picasso

MADRID has unveiled a new 'immersive' exhibition dedicated to the revolutionary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death. The exhibition-'Imagine...

Top movie director developing film depicting horrific acts during Spain’s Civil War

A leading film director is developing a movie which will depict some of the atrocities committed during the Spanish Civil War in the 1930's. J.A....

The return of Sexy Beast: Prequel of film that focused on Spain’s Costa del Sol being filmed

HIS was one of the scariest characters in Hollywood history.Ben Kingsley’s Oscar-nominated Don Logan is making a return in a mini-series based on cult...

Campillos in Spain’s Malaga celebrates its 14th edition Iberian Ham Fair

THE town of Campillos is all set to hold its annual ‘Feria del Jamon,’ a fair showcasing local ham products and other gastronomic delights. The...

IN PICS: This is how All Saints’ Day is celebrated across Spain

November 1 is a public holiday in Spain which is much more important traditionally than the Halloween celebrations which have grown in popularity among...

REVEALED: Top five scariest Spanish films to watch this Halloween

THERE'S nothing better on Halloween then scaring yourself senseless. Here are the top five Spanish horrors to terrify yourself with this Hallows' Eve. 5....

Popular ‘Gladiator’ exhibition extended till late November on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN international exhibition celebrating the days of gladiators doing battle in Rome's Colosseum has been extended in Alicante due to public demand. 'Gladiators: Heroes of...

Lower Paleolithic site found in Spain’s Estepona with remains from 128,000 years ago

THE City Council of Estepona has discovered an important archaeological site with remains of prehistoric times, belonging to the Lower Paleolithic, the earliest subdivision...

FREE international seminar on Picasso to be held mid November in Spain’s Malaga

THE Picasso Museum Malaga together with the General Foundation of the University of Malaga (FGUMA) have come together to organise an international seminar on...

All you need to know about San Pedro Alcantara feria 2022

The fair of San Pedro Alcantara is back this month after a two-year absence due to the pandemic and will start from tomorrow. But this...

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...

Show time in Denia with Teresa Juan Lopez

SPANISH artist Teresa Juan Lopez will present her new English show ‘Soul Songs’, which will take place on October 12 at 8 pm at...

The late flamenco singer, Camaron de la Isla, has his own museum

A museum in San Fernando (Cadiz) to honour late flamenco singer Camaron de la Isla has thrown the artist into the spotlight three decades...

Spain’s Prado Museum pledges to return artworks that were stolen during the Civil War and Franco dictatorship

Madrid’s Prado Museum, which is home to works by Goya, El Greco and Velázquez, has announced that it wants to return the artworks it...

‘Punk Rock Laureate’ Patti Smith lined up for concerts in Spain’s Sevilla

LEGENDARY American singer Patti Smith is lined up to star at Sevilla’s Iconica Fest. The singer, songwriter, poet, painter and author became an influential component...

World Tourism Day in Spain’s Malaga: Museums and monuments that can be visited for free

MALAGA will celebrate next September 27 World Tourism Day, an initiative promoted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which aims to highlight the importance...

Photographer in Spain’s Órgiva, Franc Enskat, is launching his new portrait project

TIRELESSLY capturing the most eccentric characters in and around Órgivan is a favourite task for Franc Enskat, a German/French photographer who moved to the...

Grandson of Republican colonel embarks on quest to recover paintings stolen by Franco regime

IN the wake of the Spanish Civil War, Republican Colonel José Sicardo Jiménez- Córdova and his wife Mariana Carderera had little choice but to...

Carmen Thyssen Museum in Spain’s Malaga will celebrate Tourism Day with an open day and free guided tours

THE Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga will join the celebration of World Tourism Day on Tuesday 27 September with an Open Day and free guided...

Spanish novelist Javier Marias dies at the age of 70 in Madrid

JAVIER Marias, author of novels like All Souls and A Heart so White and a regular candidate for the Nobel prize for literature has...

Celebrating Pablo: Year of events to mark the 50th anniversary of Picasso’s death launched in Madrid

A YEAR of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso has officially started. The culture ministers of France and Spain...

RED HUGH O’DONNELL: The flame haired Irish Chieftain who found a final resting place in Spain 

IT may seem curious, but a tribute to  legendary Irish Chieftain Red Hugh O'Donnell has just been paid in the Spanish city of Valladolid...

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