Sunday, October 2, 2022

La Cultura

All Fools’ Day: How Spain marks Dia de los Santos Inocentes

DECEMBER 28, Spain marks the Dia de los Santos Inocentes (Holy Innocents’ Day) which is somewhat similar to April Fools’ Day. It’s the day to...

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

The event was packed with live music and peformances

Saddle up for wine, dance and music at Sevilla’s famous Feria de Abril

SEVILLA’S renowned Feria de Abril is set to kick off this Sunday May 1 with celebrations running all through the week until midnight on...


With the package holiday Mecca of Benidorm vying for UNESCO World Heritage status, Tom Powell checks out membership to this exclusive culture club

Spain corrects citizenship test handbook after discovering it is peppered with embarrassing basic errors

AUTHORITIES have been forced to amend the handbook for those aspiring to pass the test needed to qualify for Spanish citizen after it including...

Jump in: No English allowed

The Olive Press sends Imogen Calderwood to experience the total cultural immersion of Pueblo Espanol… and dress up and try on some ridiculous wigs!

Police uncover 36 Egyptian artefacts in Valencia

Guardia Civil recover 36 Egyptian artefacts valued at €300,000

British expat rocks Costa del Sol with new crime thriller on London’s criminal underbelly

Manilva author’s Costa del Crime blockbuster keeps Santa busy this Christmas

Bowie exhibition, live music and outdoor cinema season launches at iconic eco hotel on Spain’s Ibiza

A RICH and varied summer of cultural events is about to kick off at Ibiza’s historic Atzaró Agroturismo Hotel and Spa. From tonight, they’re hosting...

Europe’s first-ever underwater museum to open in Spain

Accessible only to snorkelers and divers, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in the waters off of Lanzarote

Green group in Spain call for protection of historic mine town

Ecologists campaign to preserve the town from demolition

Summertime sculptures on show in Competa

Creative workshops are also available at the Luz de la Vida gallery

Three Spaniards arrested for burning photos of King Felipe V

They have been supported by several Catalan politicians

How a Welshman helped the Spanish win one of the biggest land deals in US history

The Welsh Don Juan … The one who’s belief that Welsh Indians roamed America’s Wild West helped a President strike the greatest land deal in history

I’m taking the bull by the horns, insists British bullfighter

EXCLUSIVE: Trained by the ‘Pirate’ Padilla, British matador Alexander Fiske-Harrison argues that as the ‘national fiesta’ returns to Spanish TV, bullfighting is more popular than ever… and we Anglo-Saxons are big hypocrites to oppose it

British man arrested after ‘ripping’ €23.5 million Picasso painting depicting Spanish artist’s lover Dora Maar

Malaga-born Pablo Picasso created the piece, which portrays his lover Dora Maar in Nazi-occupied Paris

Spanish monarchs’ collection of secret nudes goes on display in the USA

Saucy collection of Spanish nude paintings makes its way to the USA.

Excavation for Irish chieftain Red Hugh hits obstacle in Valladolid

THE hunt for the 16th-century Irish chieftan Red Hugh has hit a literal wall in Spain as archaeologists want to burrow through a Santander...

Gruesome killing of bulls banned at major Spanish festival

The festival has become an epicentre of animal rights protests

CROWN IMPERIAL as Bronze Age burial area in Murcia suggests that women could have ruled ancient Spain

AN ancient burial site in the Murcia region suggests that women may have ruled the roost in the early Bronze age. That possibility is being...

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...

Have you seen this painting?

Oil painting by Juliette Robb stolen from Los Arcos restaurant

Spain raises age of marriage and consent

The changes come after pressure from children’s rights organisations

British rockers The Prodigy to headline Alrumbo festival in Cadiz

Headlining the Alrumbo music festival, the guys from Essex will be joined by Gipsy Kings and Spanish indie band Vetusta Morla

Living the dream: Author Joan Fallon on her move to Spain

ONE of the positive outcomes of the coronavirus restrictions for me is that with so much time at home, I’ve had the opportunity to...

VERONICA: The Netflix Spanish horror movie based on terrifying true events in Madrid

The film has left viewers unnerved as they cannot work out what part of the story is real, with critics dubbing it the scariest movie of 2018 so far





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