Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Festivities and traditions

Music, fire, light, colour, emotion. Spain's festive and folkloric heritage is practically limitless. The list contains names that have become legendary: the Sanfermines bull-running festival in Pamplona, immortalised by Hemingway; the art of bullfighting; the Fallas bonfire festival in Valencia; and the religious processions of Easter Week. There are numerous other festivities and traditions which are less well-known –although equally attractive– to be found all over the country. Not a month goes by without some kind of celebration; nor is there a single region without its own compelling traditions. This has been recognised by the award of the Intangible Cultural Heritage designation established by UNESCO.

Bonfires of San Juan, Alicante.  -  Monumental papier-mache figures, fire, water, gunpowder and music to welcome the summer solstice in June.   See more

Detail of the bonfires of San Juan. Alicante © Autor: Juan Ignacio Ortola. Patronato Municipal de Turismo y Playas de Alicante

Come and see it

Festivities and traditions
Festivities and traditions

Calendar

Musical: The Lion King © Stage Entertainment España

Oct 21, 2011 to Oct 1, 2017

Show

Teatro Lope de Vega - Madrid
Musical: The Lion King

Annual display at the Show Technology Centre. Madrid © INAEM. Ministerio Cultura

Sep 1, 2016 to Apr 30, 2018

Course

Madrid
Advanced Diploma courses in Live Performance

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Sep 1, 2016 to Jun 30, 2017

Children's activity

National Anthropology Museum - Madrid
Educational group visits to the National Museum of Anthropology

Services

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