Cultural Program in Granada -March 2010-

CULTURAL PROGRAM IN GRANADA -MARCH 2010- Hasta el 9 de abrilExposición “ENRIQUE PADIAL, 50 AÑOS DE PINTURA” Lugar: Sala de exposiciones “Gran Capitán” Horario: de martes a sábado de 17’00 a 21’30 domingos de 10’00 a 14’00 lunes cerrado Día 4, jueves “60 AÑOS DE FOLKLORE. COROS Y DANZAS GRANADA” Lugar: Teatro Municipal “Isabel la…

2013 DELE exams dates

2013 DELE EXAMS DATES May 2013 Exam dates: May 24th and 25th, depending on the country Registration: from February 25th to April 19th, both inclusive. August 2013 Exam dates: Agust 23rd, depending on the country Registration: from July 1st to July 26th, both inclusive.  November 2013 Exam dates:  November 22nd and 23rd, depending on the…

Orquesta Chekara Flamenca -2010 dates-

ORQUESTA CHEKARA FLAMENCA Confirmed dates 2010 January Tuesday 26th. Orquesta Chekara Flamenca. Festival Dos Orillas. Marrakech, Marruecos. Wednesday 27th. Orquesta Chekara Flamenca. Festival Dos Orillas. Al Jadida, Marruecos. Friday 29th. Orquesta Chekara Flamenca. Festival Dos Orillas. Casablanca, Marruecos. Saturday 30th. Orquesta Chekara Flamenca. Sala Maremagnum. Barcelona. February Thursday 18th. Orquesta Chekara Andalusí de Tetuán (cuarteto).…

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”)…