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.

The fiestas and traditions of Spain listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO  -  Some popular fiestas and cultural traditions are representative, worthy of preserving and enjoying.   See more

Falla monument on a street in Valencia © Turespaña

Come and see it

Festivities and traditions
Festivities and traditions

Calendar

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Oct 9, 2017 to Jul 12, 2020

Show

Nuevo Teatro Alcalá - Madrid
Musical: Billy Elliot. Madrid

Interior of the National Anthropology Museum. Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura / School trip to the National Museum of Anthropology. Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

Sep 1, 2019 to Jun 30, 2020

Children's activity

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

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Sep 17, 2019 to Jun 30, 2020

Other

El Greco Museum - Toledo
Guided visits to the El Greco Museum

Services

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