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Flamenco is one of the magical music traditions of Southern Spain and it has now become famous all over the world. It is one of the UNESCO Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible and it’s a show you wouldn’t want to miss. You can now book your ticket for the Sadler Well’s season of flamenco in London. For more info and tickets click here.   The Centre of Languages at LSE is launching a series of activities for the Spanish in motion initiative,…

December Arts and Culture in London

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Blood Wedding at Spanish Theatre Company in Southwark, 15 Nov- 17 Dec Under a burning and unrelenting sun, two families prepare for a wedding with anticipation.  Their destinies will be forever marked by their traditions, passions and suppressed past. Lorca’s masterpiece will be the opening production at the Cervantes Theatre in London, with two different casts which will perform in Spanish and in English. For those of you who brave the Spanish version of the production, you will have a…

Post-Franco Expression and Peace in Colombia

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Here are three events this month which are both cultural and political. The exhibition at The Red Gallery shows art from “one of the most explosive moments in the country” whilst the Colombia: Peace Art Culture event invites us to consider Colombia’s future whilst enjoying an evening of Colombian entertainment. Finally, the Annual Catalan Lecture at Queen Mary’s explores Francoist anti-Catalanism during the Civil War.   La Movida Madrileña 1975/85 at Red Gallery, 9-27 Nov La Movida Madrileña was a…

Argentina Film Festival – 20th October

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South Social Meets Argentina 20 October-  The South Social Film Festival at The Cinema Museum presents Wild Tales, a black comedy anthology that looks at the darkest aspects of human behaviour. This award winning collection of 6 short Argentinian films was directed by Damián Szifrón and produced by Pedro Almodóvar. The evening begins with live music and the film is followed by a milonga (traditional Argentinian ballroom dancing). Traditional food is served throughout the evening. For more information and to book tickets please click here.

Upcoming Hispanic Arts and Culture in London

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Wifredo Lam at the Tate Modern 14 September 2016 – 8 January 2017 An influential and iconic 20th Century Cuban artist, Wifredo Lam  has been dubbed the Cuban Picasso. Although he is not merely an imitator of Picasso’s work. His work battles themes of social injustice, nature, spirituality, identity and culture and is connected to movements such as surrealism and cubism. This retrospective celebrates his life and artistic career and is relevant now in a time of globalisation alongside cultural…