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1932 was the year for Picasso, his most creative and erotic period. Pablo Picasso The Dream (Le Rêve) 1932, Private Collection © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2018 Looking at the work he created during this year, we see that he clearly proved his ambition in this period of his career: he wanted to create as much work as possible to show he was the best artist alive. That year, along with the desire to shine amongst his coetaneous like Matisse, Picasso developed his…

Flamenco festival at Sadler’s Wells

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Do you love dancing? Do you love theatre? Are you learning Spanish? If your answers are YES, this blog is for you. If not, I am sure you like enjoying  your free time so also read it. Lately in London they are doing lots of performances and shows related with Spanish speaking countries or Latino culture and we should take advantage of that. Sadler´s Wells, lately, has been showing lots of shows and I believe they were a great success…

The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha

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Hola a Todos y feliz año nuevo, If one of your new resolutions is to know more about Hispanic culture, here you have a good chance to know a bit more about “Don Quijote de la Mancha”. “Don Quijote” fully titled The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha was written at the beginning of XVII century by Miguel de Cervantes and it is considered one of the most influential works of literature. The age of the novel makes it…

La casa de Bernarda Alba

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If you want to enjoy one of the most famous Spanish plays then go and see La casa de Bernarda Alba, written by one of the greatest Spanish authors of the 20th century: Federico García Lorca. He wrote this play in 1936 and was killed two months after finishing it in the Spanish Civil War. La casa de Bernarda Alba was censored and wasn’t shown until 1950. Lorca described his play as a drama of women in the villages of Spain…

Dramatised readings in Spanish at Cervantes theatre

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For lovers of literature and theatre, here you have an enjoyable event where you will also be able to put your Spanish skills into practice. On November of 2016 Cervantes Theatre opened in London, the first venue in the capital dedicated to showcasing Spanish and Latin American plays to British audiences. This month and with the collaboration of Acción Cultural Española, the theatre is presenting the first annual season dedicated to the promotion of new Spanish writing. There are three…