Processions and saetas. Here are 10 things you should know about Holy Week in Andalucia

Semana Santa en Andalucia

Easter Week in Spain is one of the most important celebrations of the year. It is a religious commemoration for which an enormous range of artistic wealth has been created, greatly developing Andalusian cultural heritage. The passion of Christ is celebrated intensely throughout the Spanish territory but it is in Andalucia where it takes on […]

Alternative plans to enjoy the Easter holidays

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In Andalusia already smells of incense and melted candles. The Brotherhoods finalize the details before taking its steps to the streets and Andalusian still work excepting those deserved days off. Easter week gives us the opportunity to enjoy an unusual leisure. Easter in Spain has processions, services of religious worship and much devotion in the […]

(Español) ¿Cómo celebran la Nochevieja en el mundo? Te contamos las tradiciones más curiosas

Feliz fin de año

(Español) Si vives en España, seguro que ya tienes preparadas las 12 uvas, el champán y alguna prenda de color rojo para recibir el año nuevo. Pero, ¿te has parado a pensar cómo celebran la Nochevieja en el resto del mundo?   Atento porque quizá te plantees incorporar nuevos rituales a la celebración de esta noche tan mágica. […]

The ‘zambombas’: the most genuine party of Andalusian folklore

Zamboba flamenca de Jerez

The traditional wines, pastries and “flamenco style” carols are the ingredients of the “zambombas” held in December and celebrated in every corner of Jerez de la Frontera. Since the eighteenth century on the eve of Christmas Day, friends, neighbours and relatives gather the patios and house gardens. They form a circle around bonfires, where they […]

Curiosities of Malaga: “Art Encounters in Genalguacil”, the village museum

Escultura Genalguacil

Art and nature come together in the Malagan town of Genalguacil in Malaga, in the south of Spain, every first fortnight in August biennially with the initiative “Art Encounters in Genalguacil”, that this year will take place from July 31st to August 14th. Various artists from all over Spain and the world, work, create, live together […]

IV Bienal de Flamenco de Málaga: unique shows in the Cave of Nerja or Gibralfaro

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Flamenco comes to Málaga for another year to flood the streets with this art for the people of the province until next September. The IV Bienal de Flamenco de Málaga will feature 40 municipalities where dancing, singing, concerts and cultural exhibitions on this subject will put this Intangible Heritage of Humanity at your fingertips according […]

28F, History and Tradition of Andalucia on its big day

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If you’re planning to get away to Andalucia, do not hesitate to come to this destination on its most important date. Andalucia Day is celebrated every February 28th, where the time of holding the referendum on the initiative of the autonomous process, in 1980, is commemorated. Many years and protests remained behind their backs for […]

10 curious festivals you cannot miss if you visit Andalucia

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Andalucia has a huge amount of popular traditions to enjoy any time of the year. So grab your camera and get ready because we present the ten most curious Andalucian festivals and traditions that you can and should go to in the south of Spain. To run stained with black paint, witness the horse races […]

Rooms at the Fuerte Miramar Hotel to display charity art

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The Hotel Fuerte Miramar, which was completely refurbished in 2015, has reopened its doors as Amare Marbella Beach Hotel, the first Grupo El Fuerte adults only establishment.   The name Kim Soler is famous in Fuerte Hotels. The hotel chain has purchased around fifty pieces of art that form part of a charity project, headed […]

Discover Andalusia by bicycle with the Washington Irving Route

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In 1829, the romantic and diplomatic American writer Washington Irving, fascinated by the wealth and exoticism of the Spanish-Muslim civilization, made a route from Seville to Granada through Antequera where he was enjoying and taking in every detail of the historical heritage and beauty of Andalusia. The author of the Tales of the Alhambra has […]

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