Thursday, May 19, 2022

La Cultura

Scholar discovers first Shakespeare play to arrive in Spain

Stone found among the old books a 1634 print of the tragicomedy The Two Noble Kinsmen, written together with John Fletcher, which is thought to be Shakespeare’s last work

Classic car rally organised by Rotary Club aims to raise funds for schoolkids on Spain’s Costa Blanca

OVER 100 vintage cars and motorcycles will feature in the 10th Classic Motor Festival in Guardamar del Segura. Set for this Saturday, April 9, it...

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...

FOCUS: What makes Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca so popular with international residents?

Marbella, Mallorca or Ibiza might inspire day-dreaming – but they’re not where most expats end up moving to in Spain. Instead a population the size...

Learn about España with Books4Spain

To mark 100 years of Spanish anarchism, the Olive Press lets you in on a valuable source to read-up on the subject and many other Spanish topics

Picasso fights fines in Torremolinos

Art meets politics in a ground-breaking exhibition

New orders for controversial Franco era villa built on historic site on Spain’s northern Costa Blanca

THE OWNERS of a Javea villa built on Roman land in the Franco era have received a second demand in two months from the...

VIDEO: Trio of Spanish Oscar hopefuls

Happy 140, Magical Girl and Loreak have all been shortlisted to represent Spain for a Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar

Benidorm to host competition to choose Spain’s 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry

BENIDORM is set to be at the heart of Spain trying to pick a successful Eurovision Song Contest entry next year. Full details will be...

Game of Thrones to air in Spain simultaneously with the USA

Spanish fans will not have to wait for their weekly GOT fix

THE WAY FORWARD? Barcelona concert with 5,000 punters analysed by authorities in Spain’s Valencia ready for summer festivals

Live music has been one of the hardest-hit sectors by the anti-COVID restrictions, suffering losses of over 90% in some cases.

Spanish photographer donates life’s work to national art museum

Joan Colom parted with his massive collection of nearly 9,500 photographs, among other items

Three free Scottish concerts on the Costa

The gigs will take place in Mijas, Arroyo de la Miel and Torremolinos next week

Spanish Civil War colour documentary airs tonight

THE SHOCKING realities of the Spanish Civil War will be laid bare  in a new colour TV documentary. British historian Antony Beever's Divided Spain: The Civil...

Marbella Film Festival’s upcoming crime flicks will see British stars flock to Spain’s Costa del Sol

Among the films making their international premiere debuts will the crime thriller Trick & Treat which was shot in the town last year

Halloween in Spain: Trick or tradition?

Halloween in Spain is one part religious fervour to two parts riotous fun!

Orgiva art attack

Young expat artists, aged between six and 14, have put on a fabulous exhibition of their own work

Argentine novelist wins Spanish book prize

For the best noir novel published in Spain

La Sala by The Sea kicks off summer season with fabulous White & Gold Party

The event was packed with live music and peformances

AHOY THERE: Galleon opens its decks to visitors in Spain’s Valencia

A Spanish galleon has docked in Valencia port and will open its decks to the public between March 9 and March 20. The Galleon Andalucia...

‘Cursed’ book in Spain about Granada orphan thought lost for 400 YEARS published for the first time

A BOOK chronicling the adventures of a Granada orphan during Spain's Golden Age has been published for the first time.  Historia del Huerfano, or The...

END OF THE ROAD? Rajoy’s approval rating plummets to new low

Allies believe the 62-year-old has just 12 months to turn things around.

Why Spain’s Eurovision choice has caused a political storm and demands for a revote

AS political issues go, the matter of who represents Spain in this Eurovision competition hardly seemed likely to spark a furore amongst all but...

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic. Javea resident Eric Champon, 46,...

New Year’s emergencies soared into the hundreds in the Balearics

ON New Year's Eve, an astonishing 693 emergency calls were made, with 157 incidents declared around the Balearics. The Emergency System of the Balearic Islands...

ANIMAL RIGHTS FOCUS: A positive view of bullfighting in Spain

In a controversial dispatch, expat bullfighting aficionado Lenox Napier argues the case for the corrida




EXCLUSIVE: Expat couple vow to leave Spain after beloved dog shot by hunters and police ‘did nothing’

AN expat couple have slammed police inactivity after their dog was shot dead by hunters on an evening stroll. Jennifer and Victor Gebhardt, 67 and...


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