Spanish and Latin-American Culture, Literature and History

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People from Granada.

Granada is not just famous for its beauty, but also because in this city many people – who signed the history of Spain- were born: musicians, artists, writers and so on.

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…

Mariana de Pineda Muñoz: Law, Freedom & Equality.

Or Mariana Pineda (1804 – 1831)  represents the symbol of the struggle for freedom in Spain during the Restoration of Fernando VII. She is not only part of the Spanish political history, but she is also an interesting character in the world of literature – indeed she has been the protagonist of one work composed…

Federico García Lorca, the face of Spain.

While you are discovering a new city, it is always interesting to find out about famous people who were born in that place. Granada hosts one of the most famous poet and writer of Spain: Federico García Lorca. Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was born near Granada in the village of Fuente Vaqueros, surrounded by social…

The passageways of the Alhambra in Granada

In the majority of the visits we are left only with the superficial part of the monuments, as happens with the Alhambra, but did you know that this monument also has incredible passages? Those passages of the Alhambra in Granada are quite unknown to the public, so we tell you more about them.   Mysteries…

The biggest supeluna in 70 years

This 14th of November we will have the opportunity to appreciate the moon that is going to approach the Earth more than the usual. We can observe it on the eve of November 14 and it will be 14 % bigger and 30 % brighter than a regular crescent moon. This phenomenon is because our…

Found by chance the original manuscript of a poem by Lorca

                The professor Christopher Maurer at Boston University, happened to find in the US Library of Congress in Washington, the first draft, written and corrected by hand, of Federico Garcia Lorca’s poem “Oficina y denuncia,” included in “Poet in New York”. The manuscript is all a “rarity”, not…

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