Posts with category Madrid Cultura

(Español) Cervantes y las cajas de las letras

By | 7 April, 2021 | 0 comments

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(Español) Leyendas de Madrid: Palacio de Linares

By | 22 February, 2021 | 0 comments

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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

Tutankhamun: the tomb and its treasures at IFEMA

By | 20 August, 2020 | 0 comments

You can now travel to Egypt without leaving Madrid and with all the health and safety measures in place. The exhibition Tutankhamun: the tomb and its treasures has been open since 16th July.

This exhibition, for lovers of Egyptian history and culture, is held in space 5.1 of IFEMA and is a great opportunity to get closer to the archaeological discoveries of burial chambers and treasures made by Howard Carter in 1922. Read full article

(Español) El Museo del Prado en Sigüenza

By | 10 August, 2020 | 0 comments

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Live music rooms to return to

By | 20 June, 2020 | 0 comments

The much talked about new normality, which is the protagonist of countless zoom meetings and face-to-face conversations on bar terraces, will take longer to arrive for some activities than for others.unnamed

Not only do theatres and cinemas find it difficult and unprofitable to open with a reduced capacity, this is impossible for the live concert halls in Madrid. Read full article

Discover the castles and fortresses of the Region of Madrid

By | 26 May, 2020 | 0 comments

Madrid never sleeps and the region is looking to offer options for when life is back to normal and day trips out of the city are on the cards again.

So, until this happens, the Ministry of Tourism has proposed a journey back to the Middle Ages by visiting the region’s castles and fortresses until they can be seen in real life, Read full article

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