Flamenco Viene del Sur Festival

 FLAMENCO VIENE DEL SUR FESTIVAL   Flamenco sing, dance and music reach the 8 andalusian provinces, from february 18th to June 2nd 2011. The new edition of Flamenco viene del Sur Festival has an excellent program that would be shown in: Seville Teatro Central, Granada Teatro Alhambra, Malaga Teatro Cánovas, Cordoba Gran Teatro, Jaen Nuevo…

Los Moracos are coming back to Granada

    The Congress Palace of Granada is going to receive, next friday, February 19,  “Más Morancos que Nunca 2011”, the new comic show of César and Jorge Cadaval, the more long-life couple of spanish humor. Known as the funniest couple of andaluz humor, they start acting in the Haagen Dazs theatre of  Madrid. The…

El Guernica

  Guernica, the most ancient town of the Basques and the centre of their cultural tradition, was completely destroyed by insurgent air raiders. The bombardment of this open town far behind the lines occupied precisely three hours and a quarter, during which a powerful fleet of aeroplanes consisting of three types of German types, Junkers…

Program of IDEA, Spring 2011

 “THE 4 SEASONS”- SPRING 2011 These guied visits have been organized to let you know the urban and natural Granadian Patrimony    URBANS   2/4 El Desconocido Realejo 9 /4 Cerro San Miguel-Albayzín 16/4 El Sacromonte 30/4 El Agua del Albayzín 1/5 El Desconocido Realejo 2/5 El Sacromonte 7/5 El Carmen de los Mártires 14/5…

‘Pa negre’ triunfa en la gala de los Premios Goya

  Black Bread, Buitful, and the other winners of the 2011 Goya Awards (Premios Goyas) have been announced. The 25th Annual Goya Awards “known in Spanish as los Premios Goya, are Spain’s main national film awards, considered by many in Spain, and internationally, to be the Spanish equivalent of the American Academy Awards.”    The…

The beehive – La colmena. Camilo Jose de Cela

   The novel is set in Madrid in 1942, after the end of the Spanish Civil War, and deals with the poverty and general unhappiness found in Spain by examining a multitude of fictional characters in varying levels of detail. It is notable in that it contains over 300 characters and is considered to be…

The Spanish Civil War

  From 1936-1939, a civil war raged in Spain between those loyal to the newly- established Republican government and those who favored a conservative, militaristic system. The outcome of the Spanish Civil War altered the balance of power in Europe, tested the military power of Germany and Italy, and pushed ER “away from the peace…

The tango, with Enrique Morente

The International Tango Festival of Granada will be celebrated en march, between 12th and 20th, and it will be dedicated to Enrique Morente, one of the best granadian flamenco singers, died on last December 2010.   On  March 17th, the festival scene will be protagonized by Carlos Andreoli and  Pies Desnudos dancer company. On March…

Retroback

Another edition of Retroback, the International Film Festival Classic, is going to start in Granada! You have the opportunity to enjoy once again great classic films, as “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (Alfred Hitchcock, 1934), “Blade Runner” (Ridley Scott, 1982), ” Dr. Strangelove, or how i learned to stop worrying and love the bomb”…