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.


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.


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.

Spain’s Carnival festivities.  -  February is packed with Carnival fun, music and joy. The celebrations in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Cádiz are ones of the most famous.   See more

Cadiz Carnival © Manuel de la Varga López. Patronato de Turismo de Cádiz.

Come and see it

Festivities and traditions
Festivities and traditions


Musical: The Lion King © Stage Entertainment España

Oct 21, 2011 to May 31, 2018


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


Advanced Diploma courses in Live Performance

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Apr 23, 2017 to Apr 22, 2018

Lebaniego Jubilee Year 2017


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