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TOP 5 SPANISH INVENTIONS

22 Oct 2014

Chupa Chups

Chupa Chups is a popular brand of lollipop and other confectionery sold in over 150 countries around the world. The brand was founded by Enric Bernat in 1958.

chupa-chups-salvador-dali-iberica-languagesThe name of the brand comes from the Spanish verb chupar, meaning “to suck”. Bernat got the idea of a “bonbon with a stick” Leer más »

OCTOBER the 12th: Hispanic Day (Columbus Day – The discovery of America)

11 Oct 2014

CARABELA COLON HISPANIDADOctober 12 commemorates the discovery of America in 1492, so each Spanish-speaking country celebrates it in some way or another. The discovery of America resulted in the so-called “meeting of two worlds” that transformed the life and the world-view of Europeans and Americans and was followed by European colonization of America.

Although it is a public holiday in Latin America, the relevance of this day is Leer más »

Pamplona celebrates Sanfermines – a festivity full of emotions

10 Jul 2014

san fermin ibericaFrom July 6th to 14th every year the eyes of the whole Spain (and not only) is turned into Pamplona. The Sanfermines celebrations take place. When the chupinazo (ceremonial rocket) is fired the city explodes into life. Thousands of people from all over the world come to the city to live a unique experience. For nine days Pamplona dresses up in red and white and its streets turn into a feast of friendship, joy, music and partying.

The ‘encierro’ or The Running Of The Bulls is the most characteristic part of the Fiesta of San Fermin. Leer más »

El Día de La Cruz – May’s Crosses celebrations in Spain

30 Apr 2014

PrImg_1751After a fabulous Easter, Spain prepares for another very traditional festival. La Fiesta de las Cruces (“Festival of the Crosses”) or Cruz de Mayo (“May Cross”) is a holiday celebrated the 3rd of May in many parts of Spain and Latin America, such as: Chile, Venezuela, Mexico or Peru. This day many cities in Spain and especially south regions of the country become a rainbow of colors during the first days of May.

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LEARN SPANISH IN SPAIN!

15 Apr 2014

i_need_spain11Learn Spanish in Spain, a country that offers everything you could look for in a place to go: perfect weather, a vibrant social life, excellent cuisine, friendly inhabitants, and a fascinating history which makes the culture and traditions rich and vivid.  Its landscape varies from high mountains of Sierra Nevada and the Pyrenees to sandy, warm beaches of Mediterranean coast.

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