Cultural program in February 2010

PROGRAMACIÓN CULTURAL FEBRERO 2010 Día 2, martes ENTREGA DE PREMIOS Y DISTINCIONES Lugar: Teatro Municipal “Isabel la Católica” Hora: 20’00 Día 3, miércoles Grupo de teatro “AIXA” Representación de la obra de teatro “EL CUARTO DE GALLINA” En coorganicación con ASPERGER Lugar: Teatro Municipal “Isabel la Católica” Hora: 19’30 Día 4, jueves BANDA MUNICIPAL DE…

Flamenco

  Flamenco is a style of music and dance which is considered part of the culture of Spain, although it is actually native to only one region: Andalusia. Andalusian, Gypsy, Sephardic, Moorish and Byzantine influences have been detected in flamenco, often claimed to have coalesced around the time of the Reconquista in the 15th century.…

Celebrations in Granada

For centuries the festivals of Granada have been very popular. At the time of the Nazari kingdom people played reeds and bulls and celebrated other religious festivals in Granada.. The magical atmosphere of Granada is reflected in all works created by romantic writers and painters inspired by the experiences, rituals, and by the lush bouquet…

Siesta

A siesta (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsjesta]) is a short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal. Such a period of sleep is a common tradition in some countries, particularly those where the weather is warm. The word siesta is Spanish, from the Latin hora sexta – “the sixth hour” (counting from dawn,…

Gastronomy in Easter

Semana Santa, like any other festival, has it’s own special flavours and this is especially during this week because traditionally Catholics are not supposed to eat meat. The exact dishes will vary to some degree depending on where you are celebrating in Andalucia. However, you can expect local “Menus of the Day” to feature fish…

Easter

Spain celebrates Easter Week much more than most European countries. During the whole of Semana Santa, (Holy Week), street processions are organised in most Spanish towns each evening, from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. People carry statues of saints around on floats or wooden platforms, and an atmosphere of mourning – which can seem quite…

Bullfighting

Spanish-style bullfighting is called corrida de toros (literally “race of bulls”) or la fiesta (“the festival”). In a traditional corrida, three matadores (“killers”), each fight two bulls, each of which is at least four years old and weighs 460–600 kg. Each matador has six assistants — two picadores (“lancers”) mounted on horseback, three banderilleros (“flagmen”)…

Flamenco course in Cueva La Retama with Carina la Debla

In Cueva La Retama, a cultural association in the Albaicín, on the 5th, 6th and 7th of February 2010 a course of modern flamenco will take place. It is addressed to people with at least an intermidiate level and the teacher will be CARINA LA DEBLA, winner of the 2nd prize in the 11th Young…

Flamenco viene del Sur 2010 – Flamenco Festival

FLAMENCO VIENE DEL SUR FESTIVAL program from 22nd February 2010 to 17th May 2010 All shows start at 21.00. 22/02/2010. FLAMENCO UNIVERSAL. Pepa Montes08/03/2010. RECITAL. Luis de Córdoba yJesús Méndez15/03/2010.PASTORA . Pastora Galván22/03/2010. EN CONCIERTO. Pedro Ricardo Miño12/04/2010. SONATA. Compañía Dos por Medio. Rafael Estévez y Nani Paños19/04/2010. RECITAL. Calixto Sánchez José Valencia26/04/2010. POR UN…

Curso intensivo de Formación para Profesores de Español

Instituto Mediterráneo Sol va a empezar otro curso intensivo de formación para profesores de español. Es un curso intensivo de 4 semanas (con los mismos contenidos del curso de 6 semanas): – desde el 6 de septiembre 2010 hasta el 01 de octubre 2010 El curso se realiza durante 4 semanas (120 clases, 6 clases…