Posts with category Madrid Cultura

Christmas with children in Madrid: Cortylandia

By | 4 December, 2019 | 0 comments

Cortylandia

 

If you used to visit Madrid during the Christmas holidays when you were a child, you probably treasure a memory of the songs of Cortylandia. At the end of the day, nostalgia is a big part of these celebrations. Why not relive those wonderful years? The show organised by El Corte Inglés every month of December since 1979 awaits one more year on Maestro Victoria Street. Read full article






The universal artist Diego Rivera lands in Madrid

By | 6 November, 2019 | 0 comments

Arte de Diego Rivera

 

Diego Rivera is one Mexico’s most notable artists, and if you want to delve into his prolific body of work, you cannot miss the exhibition at Casa de México in Madrid. The art show coincides with Casa de México’s first anniversary in the Spanish capital, and what better way to celebrate this birthday than by attending a retrospective of the work of Mexico’s most universal painter. Read full article

The magic of Boldini in Madrid

By | 16 October, 2019 | 0 comments

Boldini y la pintura española de fin de siglo

The magic of painting and portraits by the Italian painter Giovanni Boldini have inspired an exhibition that transmits love, tenderness and beauty. These qualities are brought to life in every stroke of the artist’s brush on the different canvases that will be showcased in this new exhibition in Madrid. Considered one of the best late 19th century portrait painters, Read full article

The 10th World Ham Congress in Madrid is now under way

By | 18 September, 2019 | 0 comments

X Congreso Mundial del Jamón en Madrid

The 10th World Ham Congress opened at IFEMA in Madrid yesterday, and will be hosting ham producers and merchants until tomorrow. This is a biannual event that coincides this year with the third annual Meat Attraction, an international meat industry trade fair, highlighting the excellent health of  the ham industry, one of the star products in Spanish cuisine.
Madrid and ham
This is the first time the event has been held in the capital of Spain, Read full article

The Pink Floyd exhibition in Madrid explores the musical career of the mythical British rock band and shares some secrets

By | 12 June, 2019 | 0 comments

The Pink Floyd Exhibition

 

Until 15 September, Espacio 5.1 IFEMA at Feria de Madrid will play host to “The Pink Floyd Exhibition – Their Mortal Remains”, an exhibition that traces the career of the famous British rock group throughout its half-century of history.

Catch every detail of this show that features more than 350 pieces, some of which are on public display for the first time. Read full article

Passion, power and politics at the opera: a new exhibition in Madrid

By | 14 May, 2019 | 0 comments

Exposición Ópera ciudades Madrid

 

Will you join us on a journey starring music? This new exhibition, in Madrid until 11 August, helps us learn more about opera and discover behind this scenic art genre’s most revered works.

The exhibition

The goal of the exhibition is none other than to confirm that ever since the 18th century, opera has been one of the pillars of European culture. Read full article

Nora, from A Doll’s House, returns to Madrid

By | 1 May, 2019 | 0 comments

la_vuelta_de_nora_3

 

The Bellas Artes theatre in Madrid is the chosen location to premier La vuelta de Nora (‘The Return of Nora’), a sequel to Ibsen’s masterpiece A Doll’s House. The interpretative challenge and the plot are only two of the aspects that makes this proposal so enticing.

About the play

Penned by Lucas Hnath and directed by Andrés Lima, Read full article

The tradition of torrijas (Spanish-style French toast) in Madrid

By | 17 April, 2019 | 0 comments

Torrija con azúcar

 

Have you decided to experience Holy Week in Madrid? That’s because you’d like to see the processions that parade in the capital’s city centre. But also, because you’d like to try a good portion of this holiday’s typical food. One of the main ones is without a doubt, the torrija, which has a deep-rooted tradition in Holy Week. Read full article

Exhibition on Origami: The Millenary Oriental Art of Paper Folding

By | 16 January, 2019 | 0 comments

Exposición Origami

 

Visitors travelling to Madrid before 3 February will have the chance to enhance their stay by going to the Origami Exhibition, which will be on display at the Cerralbo Museum. We encourage you to come and learn all there is to know about this ancient Oriental art which consists in folding paper without using any tools such as glue or scissors. Read full article

Orwell and the dark side of technology at the Galileo Theatre in Madrid

By | 14 November, 2018 | 0 comments

La obra de George Orwell en Madrid

 

From now until the 25th of November, you have the chance to watch a re-enactment of George’ Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four at the Galileo Galilei theatre in Madrid, which you will find just a few Metro stops away from our hotel.
George Orwell’s work takes to the stage in Madrid
Venture into Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell in the Spanish capital and prepare to discover a story of political fiction about how the future would look under a totalitarian dictatorship. Read full article

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