Spanish and Latin-American Culture, Literature and History

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Book Day 2021 in Granada

The Commission has worked on the design of different actions and activities to commemorate book week and, in particular, Book Day 2021 in Granada.

Concerts Granada Alive 2021

There will be the possibility to enjoy the Concerts Granada Alive 2021, always complying with all the security measures!

The Holy Flemish Week

The Isabel la Católica theatre will stage Nazarenos, that unites the Holy Week and Flamenco. This is how the Holy Flemish Week is born.

The city of Granada in the art

The city of Granada in the art.
Many are the works and songs that have been born by and for Granada, an element of inspiration

All Saints’ Day traditions in Spain

How do the Spanish people celebrate All Saints’ Day? Find out about this celebration and learn about the Spanish culture and traditions.

Tuesday the 13th: a bad luck day?

En martes, ni te cases, ni te embarques, ni de tu casa te apartes. (On Tuesday, do not marry, nor embark, nor leave your home.) This old Spanish saying partly reflects a typical superstition of Spain and the Hispanic countries (Cuba, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador), that is considering Tuesday the…

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.