This is the site of the new Martín Chirino Foundation for Art and Thought, which pays homage to the sculptor in the city of his birth. A total of 25 of Chirino's works are on display. The fortress is considered to be the oldest on the island.
The museum has reopened to coincide with the celebration of the 4th centenary of the publication of the second part of Don Quixote taking place in 2015. Until June its collection is enhanced with a temporary exhibition on the theatre in the time of Cervantes.
He is one of the most highly acclaimed writers in Spanish literature today. His work has been translated into 34 languages and many of his novels have been adapted for the screen. Since 2013 he has occupied the letter "T" seat in the Spanish Royal Academy, and he has recently published his latest work, entitled "Good men".
This is a painting by Camilo José Cela, the 1989 Nobel Prize for Literature, who was also a prodigious painter. His first exhibition was held in Madrid at the time he was writing his best-known work, "The Beehive".
More than 1,700 films have been presented at the 18th edition of the festival.
The Teatro Real opera house in Madrid hosts this opera by Verdi, inspired by a novel by Dumas.
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