THE LOVELY AND MYSTERIOUS MANTON DE MANILA: WHY YOU MUST SEE HER EXHIBITED

THE LOVELY AND MYSTERIOUS MANTON DE MANILA: WHY YOU MUST SEE HER EXHIBITED »

13 May, 2024
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Originating from the Far East, the Manton de Manila was for three centuries an exquisite "passenger"on board the Galleon de Manila, wowing fans wherever it disembarked, in New Spain and in "old" Spain. Long after the GalleonTrade was discontinued, the Manton still keeps on stealing the hearts of Spanish fashionistas as well as aficionados of fine fashion around the world for its elegance and femininity, and of course for the long and intriguing history behind the shawl.

SAN ISIDRO GETS A ROUSING WELCOME-BACK (IN PANDEMIC FORMAT)

SAN ISIDRO GETS A ROUSING WELCOME-BACK (IN PANDEMIC FORMAT) »

14 May, 2021
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The San Isidro as celebrated in 2021 may not be at full throttle but it is close enough. Next year, it will be all systems go. Just keep your fingers crossed!

YOU’RE IN MADRID AND FEELING NOSTALGIC? LET THE DJs TAKE YOU BACK TO THE 80s!

YOU’RE IN MADRID AND FEELING NOSTALGIC? LET THE DJs TAKE YOU BACK TO THE 80s! »

5 Oct, 2019
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It’s Fall and you’re feeling kind of nostalgic for some bright and wonderful past? You might want to indulge the craving, letting DJs decked out like Davie Bowie, Alaska and other local and international stars of the decade take you back to the 1980s! Join the party on Plaza Callao!

A Second Opinion: Remembering “La Movida Madrilena”!

A Second Opinion: Remembering “La Movida Madrilena”! »

22 Feb, 2019
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I don't know who first coined the phrase "La Movida Madrilena" but I know from my own experience that it was a real phenomenon in the city of Madrid. If the young are allowed to have their own voice, they will create new cultural phenomenons continuously.

VERANOS DE LA VILLA, MADRID’S CULTURAL CELEBRATION. ENJOY!

VERANOS DE LA VILLA, MADRID’S CULTURAL CELEBRATION. ENJOY! »

9 Jul, 2018
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Veranos is honoring the late Enrique Tierno Galván, Madrid’s first democratically elected mayor; he would have been 100 years old this year. Tierno Galván was mayor -- a most beloved one -- at the time of the Movida madrileña, the cultural movement during the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Tierno Galván hosted the first Veranos de la Villa