Spanish and Latin-American Culture, Literature and History

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The international promotion of Universo Lorca

This Monday, the Diputación of Granada has presented in the Cervantes Institute of Madrid the platform «Universo Lorca», the first website about the places that marked the life of the Andalusian poet and his connection with the land that saw him born. The presence of Ana Belén was very important during the event. She gave…

The World Celebrates Spanish Language Day

On April 23, we celebrate the Spanish Language Day in honor of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, poet and playwright, who contributed to the development of Spanish language with his masterpiece “El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha” (1605). The celebration of Spanish language was born to raise the awareness of history, culture and the…

Spanish Christmas commercials

If you are spending Christmas in Spain you will surely see that television is loaded with advertising. Between toys and perfumes there is still space for some spots that are worth watching. From Instituto Mediterráneo Sol we want to compile some of the most important Spanish Christmas commercials this year. Christmas spots have become a…

Saint Valentine’s Day in Granada

Granada offers a lot of options to spend a perfect Saint Valentine’s Day. In this post we explain you the relation between Granada and love.

Celebration of All Fools’ Day in Spain

We continue talking about the most popular traditions during Christmas. It is the turn of the celebration of All Fools’ Day in Spain, it is very curious!

Spain: between habits and stereotypes

If you ask to a foreign person what does he thinks about Spanish people and their habits, probably he will describe them with a wrong idea: just bulls, paella and flamenco. When can we talk about habits and when about stereotypes? In this article we can find some stereotypes which often have characterized the Spanish…

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