The European Film Academy has included Seville’s Plaza de España on its list of Treasures of European Film Culture, along with the Potemkin Stairs in Odessa, Ukraine, or the Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna, Austria.
The event took place at the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid, on the occasion of the presentation of a new edition of the poet’s Complete Works on the 75th anniversary of his death.
The Observatory at the prestigious Harvard University has become a reference centre in USA, promoting the use of the Spanish language and the knowledge of the Spanish culture.
Madrid’s opera house is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its re-opening and its 200th birthday with a programme including Lucio Silla, Die Soldaten, Carmen, Aida and Gloriana.
‘Otras realidades. La Alhambra’, a photo exhibition by Javier Abella, shows one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions in a different light.
Through 24 September, Madrid’s Cuesta de Moyano will be home to a real corral de comedias and to all kinds of cultural and culinary activities for families recreating the Spanish Golden Age.
Parts of season 7 of the popular HBO show were shot in Spain.
The Spanish filmmaker won the award for Best Director for ‘Julieta’. The Platino award for Best Film went to ‘The Distinguished Citizen’, directed by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat.
From 22 to 30 July, Madrid is playing host to a series of dance, theatre and art workshops for people with functional diversity in the context of the Erasmus+ project ‘Intercultural Diversity: A Model for Social Integration’.
Mario Gas, Amaia Salamanca, José Carlos Plaza and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón are some of the performers and directors in this new edition of this traditional festival, which offering six world premieres this year.
The jury noted his ‘extraordinary career’ and his role in paving the way for Spanish actors and actresses behind him.
Having welcomed 3.6 million visitors last year (12% more than in 2015), the Madrid-based museum stands 8th in Europe and 18th worldwide.
A new flamenco school was opened in the district of Triana, Seville, by Cristina Heeren Foundation. It is a 1500m2 facility including nine classrooms, two courtyards and a function room. The new school is expected to have more than 160 students next year.
As many as 28 short films entered the competition for the awards established by CortoEspaña to promote the Spanish short film industry. ‘As I Love You’ took three awards, including Best Short Film.
The Andalucía, a unique replica of one of the oldest Spanish galleons, has been travelling the seas for the past seven years, showcasing Spain’s maritime culture in Europe, Asia and the Americas.