Granada: la ciudad de los Erasmus

Artículo de DANIEL HERRERA, Ideal, 26.08.2010 No son granadinos de origen. No están aquí para quedarse. Sin embargo, la imagen que se llevan de Granada puede definir a largo plazo el devenir de la ciudad como núcleo de estudiantes de todo el mundo y como centro de turismo internacional. Los estudiantes Erasmus se han convertido…

The reconquista

The Reconquista was a period of nearly 800 years (between 722 y 1492) during which several Christian kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula succeeded in retaking (and repopulating) the Iberian Peninsula from the Muslim Al-Andalus Province. The Islamic conquest of the Christian Visigothic kingdom in the eighth century (begun 710–12) extended over almost the entire peninsula…

The discover of America

  The discover of America  One of the most significant dates during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs was 12th October 1492: the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. The fact that Christopher Columbus (who was not originally Spanish) appealed to a foreign court to offer his services proved that the discovery of America was…

Casa Museo Federico Garcia Lorca

Casa-Museo de Federico García Lorca:   Federico García Lorca is one of Spain’s best-known and most loved writers. A poet and dramatist, he was also a skilled painter, pianist and composer. The Huerta de San Vicente is the summer house where Lorca penned a number of his most important works between 1926 and 1936, including…

Realejo Jam Session every Fridays

Where:  Bar Casa López Correa (C/ Molinos) Price: free entry   Realejo Jam Session, organized by CostaTropical.com takes place every Friday at the bar / restaurant Casa Lopez Correa C / Molinos since November and has attracted some of the best musicians and singers from Granada who have performed at this intimate and good taste.…

Exposition: The evolution of Darwin

Date: from March to October 2010 Where: Parque de las Ciencias, Granada   “The evolution of Darwin” is a journey through the history of evolution from the eighteenth century to the present and for the life of the man who made sense. The idea that living things change over time and had been considered long…

Results D.E.L.E. exams of May 2010

The results of the Spanish tests D.E.L.E. of May 2010, are now available on the site. To see the results, the candidates can go to: Portal de Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera / Candidatos: Consulta de calificaciones The Department of comercial negotiation of Instituto Cervantes is elaborating and sending the individual notes that will…

2011 D.E.L.E. exams dates

2011 D.E.L.E. EXAMS DATES May 2011 Exam dates: May 20th and 21st, depending on the country Registration: from February 21st to April 15th, both inclusive. In Italy the registration period is from February 1st to March 31st, both inclusive. August 2011 Exam dates: Agust 19th, depending on the country Registration: from July 11th to July…

Michelle in Granada

The US First Lady will visit the city of Granada, the former seat of Moorish rule in Spain which is located some 180 kilometres (110 miles) north of Marbella, on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the municipality said. She will take in the Alhambra fortress-palace, Spain’s most-visited tourist attraction, as well the city’s cathedral and the…

The Obamas in Marbella from today

The Obama come to Marbella, at least, insurance, Obama. The city of the Costa del Sol is back in the spotlight thanks to the visit of the family of U.S. president. Michelle and Sasha Obama are going to stay at the Hotel Villa Padierna, a luxury establishment which includes, inter alia, three golf courses. For…

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