Spanish and Latin-American Culture, Literature and History

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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…

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…

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