Thursday, December 2, 2021

La Cultura

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a fireman at. The Fogueres de San Joan...

Gypsy couple have €100,000 ‘wedding of the century’ in one of Spain’s poorest towns

€100,000 ‘Wedding of the century’ held in Spanish town with 46% unemployment

Miguel de Cervantes journeyed around Andalucia collecting taxes

New research has tracked the 16th century author’s own Don Quixote-esque voyage of Andalucia

Palma to grow as city break destination

City breaks have become the most popular form of holiday in the UK, accounting for over half the market. Palma is quickly growing as...

Spanish DJ Datflex to compete in globally streamed World DJ Championships tonight

HOSTED online for the first time in its 35-year-long history, the final of the World DJ Championships will take place tonight with an epic...

Bullring in Spain’s Andalucia offers bullfighting workshops to children THIS WEEKEND

Only 29% of the population support bullfighting, and three quarters of the population have not attended a fight in the past five years

Neanderthals were world’s first artists, concludes study of prehistoric cave paintings in southern Spain

CREATORS of the world’s first cave art may in fact have been Neanderthals and not early man, researchers have concluded after studying pigments found...

Bull gores 60-year-old man to death during festival in Spain

His death is said to be the first in the local event's history

MUST SEE: Semi-annual double rose window in Palma Cathedral

THE rose window spectacular will appear at the Palma Cathedral again on February 2. Only twice a year the two stained-glass rose windows perfectly align...

Brits wanting to live in Spain could have until Dec 2020, pre-Brexit

This would be mean a nineteen-month extension from the current March 2019 deadline after the EU said a little more time will help ease Britain's exit from the bloc. 

Surianne Dalmedo song chosen as anthem for United Nationalities Marbella Summit

Surianne co-wrote the song titled We Are As One with UK musician Terry Shaughnessy

Capa’s love in focus

A new book will tell the story of Robert Capa's love affair with Gerda Taro

Netflix to release a Korean version of Spain’s hit series Money Heist

NETFLIX have announced a Korean remake of the Spanish hit series Money Heist. And with over 65 million households tuning in to watch the...

FELIZ NAVIDAD: Spanish royal family send out official Christmas card

THE Spanish royal family have wished their loved ones Feliz Navidad with their annual Christmas card. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia stand beside their...

What shall I do this Easter?

Wendy Andersen looks at your Semana Santa options

Experts unearth Cervantes’ tomb

Four centuries after his death, experts believe they have finally unearthed the remains of the iconic Miguel de Cervantes

Incredible survival story of Spanish Armada captain, Francisco de Cuellar to be re-told in new film

THE incredible survival story of a Spanish Armada captain is to be re-told in a new film, it has been announced.

Is this the first Banksy in Spain?

RESIDENTS of a small town in Spain have woken up to what they believe is the country's first Banksy.  The wall in Ferrol de Coruña,...

Fairytale princess: The incredible story of the flamenco dancer from Spain’s Malaga who became Indian royalty

SHE started out as a Flamenco dancer from a humble background but became a Maharani when she captured the heart of an Indian Maharaja. Aged...

Sotogrande: the second home of golf

Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the area's six courses

Spanish singer flogs Warhol ‘piss paintings’ given to him by artist as birthday present

The paintings go under the hammer at Christie’s auction house in Paris in December

Commemorative concert to be held in Ronda

Russian cellist and Malaga baritone among the musicians featured

The Olive Press newspaper stands tall around Mallorca

THE Olive Press newspaper is already all around the island with over 400 distribution spots. But now it’s more visual than ever with over a...

Discover the secret air raid shelters that kept Barcelona residents safe from bombs during Spanish Civil War

Barcelona has rediscovered more than 1,000 air raid shelters which were used during the Spanish Civil War. The city council has now produced an interactive...

Fuengirola auditions coming up for fun-filled musical

Ever dreamed of the limelight? Look no further...





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