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Discover Spanish culture through literature, cinema, traditions, festivals, gastronomy, etc.

sep
30

Los horarios en España

Many Spanish people claim that “Spain is different”, and it is many ways a particular country. What seems to stand out the most to foreign visitors is that, in Spain everything happens later than in other countries. To begin with, school and work hours hardly ever start before 9 am, so you’ll find a lot …

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dic
23

Cultural Christmas traditions in Spain

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Los días más importantes en las Navidades en España: The Most Important Days of Christmas in Spain CAGA TIÓ – más o menos entre el 8 de diciembre y  Navidad. CAGA TIÓ - from around  December 8yh and Christmas Day Tradición solo en Cataluña, donde se “alimenta”  y se le cubre con una manta a un …

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dic
13

NOTES OF SOME CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS in Spain and Barcelona

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For Christians Catholics, Christmas is a holiday that commemorates the birth of Jesus. However, Christmas also celebrates the winter solstice, the shortest day and the longest night. For the Romans it was the ‘Natalis Solis Invicti’, the birth of the victorious Sun. And many pagan people already celebrated this date before the arrival of Christianity. …

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may
10

Eurovision: Spain-Ruth Lorenzo “Dancing in the rain”

Do you like Eurovision? This year the singer that is representing Spain is Ruth Lorenzo . Most of the song is in English and it is called “Dancing in the rain”. Here is the song: Do you like it? Do you want to learn Spanish? Come to our school Dime and learn Spanish in an …

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abr
24

Spanish course excursion in Barcelona: Sant Jordi

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Our teacher Laura when with some or her Spanish students to see the atmosphere that it was all around in Barcelona in San Jordi.     It was a great day and it was a lot of fun. Our Spanish students bought books and roses and celebrate Sant Jordi’s Day.             …

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