Escher’s Universe

 El Universo de Escher, in the Alhambra 135 works by dutch artist escher will be shown until the next  January 8, 2012. The exihibition is called “Universos infinitos”, and will take place in Alhambra and Generalife or in the Parque de las Ciencias of Granada (Escher científico).   

Beaches of Andalucía

  Andalucia has over 800 Km of coastline most of which is sandy beach. No wonder going to the beach is the single most popular recreational activity for tourists and residents alike. The sunbathing on beaches generally becomes popular from late May until late September. This is when the Chiringuitos (beach bars) start to open.…

The cathedral of the sea

  It is the 14th century and the city of Barcelona is at the peak of its prosperity. Those who live in the Ribera, a humble neighborhood of fishermen, decide to build the greatest temple to the Virgin Mary ever seen: Santa María de la Mar, Saint Mary of the Sea. This story parallels the…

Instituto Cervantes’ 20 Birthday!!

March 21, 2011 Instituto Cervantes’ Birthday!! The Instituto Cervantes is present on five continents through a network of 77 centers dedicated to teaching Spanish and dissemination of Spanish and Hispanic culture.  

Spanish gastronomy: “Pig culture”

  Spanish peasant families have fattened pigs for centuries. Nowadays  farms have specialized in pigs. Our ancestors sacrifice an animal to sharpen the wit meant to provide food as long as possible, and take advantage from them. Basically they used these techniques of conservation: Salazón con secado: A large piece of meat is covered with…

Spring party 2011

The Spring Party of Granada in its 2011 edition is dated yet, it has time and place: Friday, March 18 at 15:00 pm in the botellódromo de Méndez Núñez. The date is close to becoming a more traditional celebration of the city that is repeated every year.       

“Casa de los Tiros” museum – Program of the week

 MARCH 30, WEDNSDAY Meeting  “Damned Tobacco”,  Antonio García, Antonio Torres, Jesus Ambel Coordinator : Sergio Hinojosa Organize: University of Granada  18.00 hs MARCH 31, TUESDAY 19.00 hs Temporary Exihibition “Arte y oficio: Un siglo de Ornamentación Islamica”, recital by Mohamed Akel Organize : Art school of Granada        

Flamenco show cycle

Granada creates a cycle of events to promote flamenco new flamenco artists in Granada   A musical cycle will offer you four flamenco shows each month, in order to promote new young artists. The program starts on Thursday with “CAUTIVO”, a flamenco music by Juan Andres Maya, the organizer of these events. Next week will…

Musical flamenco ” CAUTIVO”

MUSICAL FLAMENCO by JUAN ANDRES MAYA “CAUTIVO” flamenco version of “The phantom of the opera” The story of a young talented chorus girl, Christine that captures the attention and the heart of a Phantom.   Bailaor and coreography: JUAN ANDRES MAYA                                   Guest: JUAN ABICHUELA NIETO                                                                                                               Production : Manal Fannane                                                                                     Elena Gonzalez…

International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day is marked on March 8 every year. It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political…