Tag Archive: Music

Cáceres: World of Music, Arts and Dance Festival

In the heart of Extremadura, there is an unforgettable place: Cáceres. The cobbled medieval streets of this small and lively city offer delightful surprises around every corner. This will be especially true during May of 2018, when the WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) Festival returns to Cáceres with a stellar program of top […]

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Madrid in Dance

The Madrid en Danza International Dance Festival is an event of truly global scale that attracts numerous dance companies from all over the world. It encompasses the full range of dance styles, from classical to avant-garde, and a wide variety of national and international programmes. Of course, it also includes the best in Spanish and […]

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Flamenco at its finest: La Bienal 2018

Seville offers its visitors countless sights, sounds and experiences, but the Andalusian metropolis may be best defined by one thing in particular – the city lives and breathes flamenco music and dance. Not surprisingly, charismatic Seville hosts the world’s biggest flamenco event: La Bienal. As the name suggests, this three-week flamenco festival takes place every […]

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Spanish guitar: The sound of Spain

For most people, the mention of Spain calls to mind images of medieval castles and sun-soaked beaches, golden paella and cool red sangria, bullfights and flamenco dancing – and these images are probably accompanied by the passionate strumming of Spanish guitar music. As one of Spain’s iconic symbols, the Spanish guitar and its rich history […]

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Flamenco: A true Spanish art

Together with tapas and sunshine, flamenco is considered to be quintessentially Spanish. While flamenco is more specifically from southern Spain, its passionate music and dance are enjoyed in all parts of the country and offer a unique and unforgettable way to experience Spanish culture. It’s no wonder that UNESCO includes flamenco as part of the […]

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Jewel in the crown: The Costa Brava’s Castell de Peralada festival

Music and theater lovers of all tastes will find something to sing to their senses at the Castell de Peralada festival.  Each summer, this month-long menagerie of live shows has transformed the picturesque town of La Peralada, in the Girona province into a vibrant global stage. From traditional to trendy, opera to popular, the festival […]

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