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The Seville Fair

by David on Thursday, May 01, 2014

The Seville Fair (often known as the April Fair or the Feria de Abril) takes place two weeks after Semana Santa in the Andalusian city of Seville. The fairgrounds are located in the centrally located Los Remedios… more »

The Girona Flower Festival

by Tyson on Thursday, April 24, 2014

This May 10-18, the city of Girona, Spain bursts with the pleasing perfumes of polychromatic flower décor with it’s annual Temps de flors flower festival. If you’re planning to experience the event,… more »

Eddie Izzard in Spain

by Matthew on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

English writer, actor and stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard is certainly not shy about taking on immense challenges. In 2009, despite having little to no experience of long distance running, he managed to complete 43… more »

Spanish Architecture - Ricardo Bofill

by Tyson on Thursday, April 10, 2014

Ricardo Bofill (1939) is a Spanish architect from Catalonia who showed great promise at a surprisingly young age. He designed the plans for a summer home in Ibiza at just 17 and some 5 years later he had already taken… more »

Five of Spain's Most Attractive Gardens

by Tyson on Thursday, April 03, 2014

Spain in SpringSpring is an ideal time for traveling, when you can immerse yourself in the renewal of nature and indulge the senses. Spain offers diverse landscapes and spectacular gardens that invite visitors to… more »

Adolfo Suarez (1932 - 2014)

by Tyson on Thursday, March 27, 2014

Adolfo Suárez, Spain’s first post-Franco prime minister, died last Sunday. He will be remembered for his effective leadership during Spain’s critical transition period which saw the country move out… more »

Don Quijote as a Comic

by Matthew on Thursday, March 20, 2014

Don Quijote de la ManchaDon Quijote de la Mancha, a novel written by Miguel de Cervantes and published in 1605 and 1615 in two separate volumes, is widely regarded as being one of the most significant works in Spanish… more »

Father's Day in Spain

by Matthew on Thursday, March 13, 2014

Saint Joseph's DayFather’s day in Spain is celebrated annually on March 19th. It is also the same day as the Feast of Saint Joseph, otherwise known as St Joseph’s Day (San José in Spain), a… more »

The Cave of Altamira

by Matthew on Thursday, March 06, 2014

The Cave of Altamira is located 30 km west of the city of Santander in Cantabria in the town of Santillana del Mar. It is one of the most spectacular and historic locations in the whole of Spain. The enormous cave is… more »

Paco de Lucia

by Tyson on Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Essence of FlamencoFlamenco has lost one of its greatest guitar legends, Paco de Lucía (1947 – 2014). His broad vision of the genre, which embraced jazz and other styles, blended innovative accents to… more »

Spain's Daily Schedule

by Tyson on Thursday, February 20, 2014

In Spain, traditional eating, sleeping, and working schedules are in very general terms quite different than those in other European countries and in the US: restaurants open for lunch at 1:30 pm and start filling up… more »

Spain's 2014 Goya Awards

by Matthew on Thursday, February 13, 2014

Spanish Movies' AwardsThe Goya Awards are Spain’s most prestigious and well known cinematic accolades. They are considered to be the Spanish equivalent of the American Academy Awards. The first ever award… more »

Juan Gris painting sells for $56.8 million

by Tyson on Thursday, February 06, 2014

Spanish ArtA painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris (1887 – 1927) sold last Tuesday at Christie’s of London for a handsome £ 34.8 million ($56.8 million). This is the highest price to date fetched for a… more »

Lope de Vega Manuscript Discovered

by Tyson on Thursday, January 30, 2014

A Syracuse professor has stumbled upon a lost literary gem assumed to have disappeared from the world forever sometime after its creation four centuries ago.The Spanish Golden AgeAlejandro García Reidy came… more »

Toledo Celebrating El Greco in 2014

by Tyson on Friday, January 24, 2014

Toledo is gearing up to celebrate the memory and artistic legacy of one of Spain’s most illustrious artists, El Greco. This Spanish town located just a quick half hour train ride from Madrid will showcase a… more »

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