Main events on the socio-cultural and sports circuits.
"Guernica, a terrifying mural oil painting of greys, whites, and blacks, was Picasso’s response to the aerial bombing of Guernica, a town in the Basque Country. With Guernica he took a leap into political discourse, reflecting the tremendous events that unfolded in the Basque town"
We went to Villa Rosa, a tablao in Sol on a Thursday evening, none of us really knowing what to expect. The biggest thing I noticed about flamenco was not the dance itself but the attitude to the dance. It felt as though you could hear the passion in every step, clap and snap.
Sinfonía de Verano, a community film project about Madrid in summertime: Here's your chance to participate with your video in a unique film about Madrid these hot days of summer!
"For a country that is traditionally and historically connected to the Catholic Church, it is heartwarming to see so many Spaniards in support of equal rights for their LGBT friends, family, and fellow citizens"
Pop, rock, new wave and jazz-flamenco fusion rendered by towering talents from the national and international music circuits
THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CELEBRATES ITS SPECIAL FRIENDSHIP WITH SPAIN EVEN AS IT COMMEMORATES ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM IT »
The Philippine Independence Day marks the anniversary of the Philippine Revolution and subsequent termination of the Spanish colonial rule in the archipelago. One might say that the end of the colonial era also planted the seed of a lasting friendship between former colony and colonial master.
"Ambassador Federico Ramón Puerta spoke of Argentina, of her relationship with Spain, of her past and of her present. . .But the highlight of the evening was honoring Fernando Otero, a Spanish fisherman from Galicia who worked for the Argentina during the 1982 Falklands War"
On 8 July Madrileños are in for a unique soporific experience logging out of the frenetic world into a concert made to be enjoyed literally on one’s back instead of sitting down or on one’s feet!
Bonnie Rosenstock's piece on the art and soul of flamenco in New York. Incredibly exciting!