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Behind the Scenes Culture in Spain
Barcelona Declares Climate Emergency

«Barcelona has decided to take action.» That is how adamant Ada Colau was shown last night during the Barcelona climate emergency declaration. The Catalan capital has joined in this way to other cities in the world that have decided to promote actions to reduce annual tons of CO2. The session already leads forceful actions against […]

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Brief Festival Madrid 2019

Talks and meetings with creatives that are the central axis of the sixth edition of Brief Festival, which takes place at the Conde Duque Cultural Center. An appointment that aims to celebrate the graphic professions. All the activities and their schedules, together with the participants of this new edition, can be consulted on the event […]

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Vertical Garden Madrid

The square of CaixaForum, an impressive architectural intervention, is accompanied by a pond and a fresh and lush green wall, as a vertical garden, which occupies the entire sidewalk of a side building. Patrick Blanc builds from his axiom «plants do not need land, only water, minerals, light and carbon dioxide.» Following this conviction, he […]

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Massive global protest

The global climate strike will take place on September 27th, based on the joint manifesto signed by different organizations in defense of the future. In Barcelona, the demonstration will close a week of activities, actions and claims to raise awareness of the climatic emergency in which we find ourselves; The mobilization will begin at 6 […]

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The best of the barrios: La Latina

La Latina is one of the oldest and most traditional areas in the Spanish capital. The proof is in the city walls, the tiniest to largest churches that seem to spring up out of nowhere along the streets, and even the Segovia viaduct and the Puerta de Toledo that mark the district limits. The Mercado […]

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#MySummerStory

The festival that brings together the performing arts, design, music and gastronomy has decided to add a new site to its catalog, La Roca Village, with the aim of fostering and providing experiences in a new and unique setting. A summer with more than 40 emerging brands that are added to the more than 140 […]

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Old Slaughterhouse Madrid

Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to contemporary art and culture. Although some of those buildings are still abandoned, the rest have been rehabilitated and now serve as an exhibition and theater room. Among the most important ships of Matadero Madrid are the […]

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Veranos de la Villa 2019

Madrid has a terrible reputation in summer: desert city and almost post-apocalyptic city. But those of us who like the city know that it is a very rare fame, especially when the cultural and summer festival of Los Veranos de la Villa begins, with at least 5 artistic events per week divided into 35 stages […]

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Sónar 2019

The Sónar festival of arts, design, and electronic and advanced music, which won the Time Out Barcelona Award for 2018, fills up the summer in the city once again with top-notch artists such as American rapper A$AP Rocky and London grime producer and MC Skepta, as well as emerging stars like Ross From Friends, Octavian, […]

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Noches del Botánico 2019

Summer nights in botanic gardens under the Madrid sky. Could there be a better setting for a music festival? From late June and throughout the month of July, Noches del Botánico celebrates its fourth edition. You’ll want to mark your calendars now and try to go more ethan one night after seeing the line-up, which […]

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