Posts with category Madrid Cultura

(Español) El centenario de Berlanga

By | 5 July, 2021 | 0 comments

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(Español) El Teatro Real de Madrid gana los International Opera Awards

By | 17 June, 2021 | 0 comments

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(Español) La Catedral de Justo, en Mejorada del Campo

By | 26 May, 2021 | 0 comments

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(Español) 275 años del nacimiento de Goya

By | 21 April, 2021 | 0 comments

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Cervantes and the boxes of literature

By | 7 April, 2021 | 0 comments

If there is one Spanish writer who has marked not only our country’s literature but that of the entire world, it is Miguel de Cervantes. The adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho don’t only portray a distant time in Spain, they are also a reflection on and a metaphor about life itself that never loses its relevance. Read full article

Legends of Madrid: Palacio de Linares

By | 22 February, 2021 | 0 comments

The Palacio de Linares is located on Paseo de Recoletos, just across from the Cibeles fountain. It is a stately mansion which currently consists of the Casa de América and a restaurant, La Raimunda, with a stupendous patio, ideal for lunches or dinners, particularly in the spring, and an interior which impresses all visitors for its decor and magnitude. Read full article

The Three Kings Parade, a long-standing tradition

By | 5 January, 2021 | 0 comments

At this stage of the game, not even the Three Kings have been able to avoid the restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, and the entire Community of Madrid has had to improvise to get their boys and girls to understand that the kings have not forgotten them and that they have everything sussed out.

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Come back to Prado and visit Hieronymus Bosch

By | 16 November, 2020 | 0 comments

#VuelveAlPrado (“Come back to Prado”). This is the hashtag the Prado Museum is using on Twitter to encourage art lovers to come back and relive the experience of breathing in art (even if it is through a mask), specifically that of Hieronymus Bosch.

El BoscoThe museum room dedicated to this artist, which had been closed since 12 March, Read full article

Carlos III and the Puerta de Acalá

By | 25 October, 2020 | 0 comments

Read these words and you might start humming the song by Ana Belén and Víctor Manuel that brought fame to this gate and the man who had it built.

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The Puerta de Alcalá is one of Madrid’s architectural treasures, sitting almost in front of the Retiro gardens and the famous Gran Vía, making it easy for the many visitors who come to the capital to stop and contemplate its majesty, Read full article

Mafalda is left orphaned

By | 30 September, 2020 | 0 comments

This September ended sadder than it began, regardless of the fact that the world is in the grip of a pandemic that is bringing scientists, doctors and politicians to their knees. To this whole global crisis that has been dragging on since before spring, we must add the departure of Quino, the Argentinian artist who created Mafalda and looked after her almost as if she were his daughter. Read full article

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