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Spanish restaurants receive 26 new Michelin stars

Aponiente and ABaC are the two new three-Michelin-starred Spanish restaurants, joining a list that now will contain 11 establishments from Spain. A total 195 restaurants from our country have been awarded Michelin stars so far.

Tenth birthday of Casa Árabe, Centro Sefarad-Israel and Casa África

The three Spanish organisations have celebrated their tenth birthday, commemorating their social commitment and their goal of bringing Israeli, African and Arab cultures to the Spanish people.

Asia and Europe, connected through smart cities

‘Asia Innova: Connecting Smart Cities Between Asia and Europe’ gathered experts from Asian and European cities, who discussed the potential for cooperation in urbanism and sustainability.

Steady growth for International Spanish Horse Show

In its 27th edition, the International Spanish Horse Show (SICAB) gathered more than 1000 Pure Spanish Horses and over 230,000 visitors, 5% more than last year.

Mustang, a Spanish horse as an American symbol

A documentary film and a number of cultural and scientific activities promoted by Azul Media have been organised to show the Spanish origin of the mustang horse, a living symbol of the history of USA that is descended from the wetlands horses in Doñana.

Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, six months heading the National Transplant Organisation

The Galician nephrologist was appointed as new director following the retirement of Rafael Matesanz. The renowned doctor wants to improve the figures of the jewel in the crown of the Spanish health system.

Gregorio Marañón Hospital, a pioneer in augmented reality surgery

The first surgical procedure using the Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality device has been performed at the Madrid-based hospital, with the collaboration of Spanish firm Exovite.

5th Melilla Forum: Culture and creativity for sustainable tourism

The 5th Creative Cities and Territories in Spain Forum gathered representatives from cities and regions of Spain and 18 guest countries. The event focused on culture and innovation as drivers of sustainable tourism.

Granada, an incubator for young scientists and astronauts trained in Spain

Granada was chosen by the European Space Education Resource Office, ESA’s project to promote knowledge, education and science in Europe, to host its office in Spain.

Spanish innovation succeeds at South Summit 2017

Madrid staged an event that gathered the most innovative and brilliant projects from Southern Europe and Latin America. Nine from Spain were among the ten award finalists. Also, more than 1700 business meetings were held between startups, investors and large corporations.

World Football Summit 2017: sports industry for Marca España

El Alto Comisionado del Gobierno para la Marca España, Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, reivindicó el papel del futbol y el deporte en general en la imagen internacional de España durante el II World Football Summit, celebrado en Madrid.

European Union and Spain, together for unity and the law

In a ceremony presided over by King Felipe VI, this year’s Princess of Asturias Awards were granted to leading international figures and organisations, including the All Blacks, Adam Zagajewski, Les Luthiers and the European Union.

First Hyperloop test track in Valencia

Students at Universitat Politècnica de València are building their own development centre to improve their supersonic transportation prototype.

WorldSkills: Promoting excellence in education and training

The world’s greatest skills competition, promoted by Spain in 1950, is taking place in Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 October.

Pablo Ibar appears on 5 April 2017 before Justice Raaj Singhal’s Court in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida. Photo: EFE/Giorgio Viera. (EFE)

The World Day against the Death Penalty has been celebrated every 10 October since 2003, and the European Day against the Death Penalty has been celebrated also on 10 October since 2007. Arguing strongly against capital punishment is a priority of Spain’s foreign policy in the field of human rights.

Rafael Moneo awarded prestigious art prize in Japan

Rafael Moneo is the first Spanish architect to be awarded the Praemium Imperiale, Japan’s most important prize for architecture. He was selected in recognition of his careful building designs, in harmony with the city landscape and the environment.

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