LA NOCHE DE LOS LIBROS in Madrid is, and will always be, a celebration of books. But this year's Noche also pays a special tribute to BENITO PEREZ GALDOS, being the year of his 175th birth anniversary. Galdos is to Madrid what Charles Dickens is to London and Honore de Blazac to Paris
Don't miss out on the gala ! It promises to be memorable! AND it will deliver.
Nobody today can question that food and wine are two of the greatest pleasures, arts with their own Masters and culinary philosophy. Here are some of the chefs and restaurants in Spain and its capital to prove that this is absoltely true!
It's the most important retrospective exhibition ever on Andy Warhol in Spain. Go see while there's still time or you'll regret it forever! Price is a measly €4.00.
Everyone loves authentic Italian regional cuisine. It is fresh, colorful and it is absolutely, amazingly, heavenly divine. My culinary journey began at the most remarkable Extraordinary Food & Wine Event Venice
"It was Madrid, in the 1970s, who acknowledged my father, before Catalonia remembered that it had a great painter. And it seems to me that by this, you’ll understand what I think. Besides, Catalonia without Spain makes no sense”
There are 1052 casetas at the fairgrounds. And what do you do in those tents? Party! To the tune of the sevillana, the Feria's signature cante and baile. Feria's most popullar fare: fino de Jerez, manzanilla de Sanlucar, rebujito, pescaito frito, tortilla, jamon iberico, gambas de Huelva. Shake well then throw romance into the mix
I am anything but Spanish and perhaps that's why I can be somewhat objective about the way Spaniards tend to be depicted, saddled as they are with "topicos tipicos" that tend to arise in a discussion about Spain: flamenco, bullfight, tapas, paradores nacionales. . .
Semana Santa is fast turning into a parody of the Easter penitence that used to characterize the week of the Passion of Jesus in Catholic Spain
The ousted president of Catalonia, Puigdemont, was detained by German police on the strength of a reactivated European arrest warrant. He is accused by the Spanish government and courts of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. He is in custody at the Neumünster prison
Food is one of the main attractions for tourists coming to Spain, an added value that sets the country apart from other destinations. Recent figures show that millions of international tourists visit Spain because of the native cuisine
When we arrived in Spain. . ., I had the basics. I was able to say Tengo sed [I'm thirsty] and Tengo hambre [I'm hungry], thereby ensuring that we would neither starve nor die of thirst.
As a result of De Guindos’ appointment, which should be finalized at an EU summit on March 22-23, Spain will have a representative on the Executive Board of the ECB. The last time there was a Spanish member of that most coveted board was in 2012 when Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo’s tenure ended.
The Season of Rebirth starts on 23 March. DST starts this coming Sunday, 25 March 2018
In spring, the almond blossom competes in brilliance against the snow-crested peaks beyond. Suddenly, like a pencil line sharply delimiting the green lushness of this veritable oasis, the earth turns ochre-arid, supporting only the hardy olive. This is the presence and imagery that permeates the verse of its best-loved son and barb, Federico García Lorca: the viento verde of the undulating corn, long solitary walks through melancholy rain-filled afternoons, y el fondo un campo de nieve…home of the poet.
This year the American Club of Madrid is raising money for Toys for Tots, one of the most iconic American non-profits. Please JOIN & DONATE!
Cifuentes wrote to the rector of the university to return her controversial degree! Now,what's there for her to resign?
Madrid’s major artery, the capital's nerve center bursting at the seams with trendy stores, restaurants, theaters, and hotels will no longer be at risk of converting into inhuman environment. Work is earnestly underway to morph it into what will almost amount to a woodland: 248 robust new trees!
A great way to get to know the greats of showbiz and literary Spain !
“We have less clients than before. But BiciMAD benefits me indirectly because the sight of more people with bicycles in the street promotes the use of bicycles. Perhaps, people who haven’t thought about riding bikes will now consider riding them”
Here's announcing (hear the drum roll?) the American School of Madrid's Spring Theatre production, the "Little Shop of Horrors." It's a zany musical complete with love, violence and a man-eating plant! What more could you ask!
The Nonviolence Conference aims to launch a debate on nonviolence through the participation of 18 renowned national and international activists the likes of the Spanish Carmelo Ramirez and Jose Eizaguirre, the Sebian Sinisa Sikman, the British Andrew Metheven, and the Argentine Veronica Pelicaric
We were a cacophony of mostly female voices shouting our defiance to the heavens. And we dared the world not to listen.