CORONA, THE GREATEST MIRACLE-WORKER IN MADRID THIS SUMMER

CORONA, THE GREATEST MIRACLE-WORKER IN MADRID THIS SUMMER »

15 Aug, 2020
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Summer verbenas give Madrid its delightful charm. But this year, they have all been cancelled. Thanks, Corona, you’ve wrought a miracle such as very few Madrileños have ever had to witness in their long history.

MUSIC, MOJITOS & MADRID: Festival de la Virgen de la Paloma »

30 Aug, 2015
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By joining the celebration, I was no longer an outsider but just another Madrileña

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND. JOIN THE FIESTA OF THE VIRGEN DE LA PALOMA!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND. JOIN THE FIESTA OF THE VIRGEN DE LA PALOMA! »

13 Aug, 2014
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Summer in Madrid won’t be summer without the fiesta of the Virgin of La Paloma. The feast falls on the 15th of August but as is typically Spanish the celebration lasts days. Thank god for this inexhaustible capacity to have fun without even trying! The focal point of the festivities is the historic barrio of La Latina, presumably Madrid’s most castizo (genuinely Madrileño) district.

FIESTA DE LA VIRGEN DE LA PALOMA: A Vibrant Street Party With Religious Flavour

FIESTA DE LA VIRGEN DE LA PALOMA: A Vibrant Street Party With Religious Flavour »

25 Aug, 2013
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A Vibrant Street Party With Religious Flavour By Louisa Baczor

 

As the sun sets the party livens up and swelling crowds