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Seville Feria will now last seven days, starting on Sunday

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  Qu 1: Seville residents, would you like the Feria to start on a Sunday (so you can have a big night on Saturday)? A2: Er, yes please!   Qu 2: Seville residents, would you like there to be a holiday during Feria)? A: See above.   Los Remedios, the residential district closest to the ...

Filmoteca revives Andalucian Super-8 home movies

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

[embed][/embed]   A new project by La Filmoteca Española aims to collect and digitalise home movies made by Andalucians in the 1960s and 1970s. The idea behind Proyecto Mi Vida is to create a digital archive of family films, showing regional travel, customs and fiestas to form part of a collective memory - an Andalucian ...

Foro La Zagaleta – The Culture of Art

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

GUEST BLOG POST: CHRIS CHAPLOW Foro La Zagaleta The fourth edition of Foro La Zagaleta was held on Friday 5 June 2015, with the theme of the Culture of Art. As with previous years it was held in the Marbella Palacio de Congresos and coincided with the Marbella Town Hall’s tourism initiative ...

Down’s Syndrome benefits from Cordoban fashion house

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_16193" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Raul Rodriguez models the latest collection for Cordoban menswear company Silbon."] [/caption] During the month of February, one dynamic young Andalucian fashion company has been running a laudable charity initiative. For every article of clothing sold in one of Silbon's eight stores, which are mostly located in this region, ...

Noche en Blanco Seville 2013

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_12053" align="aligncenter" width="408" caption=" Noche en Blanco is a night of cultural events and activities on Friday 4 October"]

Zurbaran’s Virgin Saints, and their modern-day modistas

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_11141" align="aligncenter" width="289" caption="A new perspective on Golden Age art: Zurbaran's virgin saints, and the contemporary fashion they inspired."][/caption] Spain's Golden Age, in the 16th and 17th centuries, produced some of the world's greatest painters: Zurbaran, Murillo, Valdes Leal. They painted Virgins, saints, and other religious figures, feeding the demand ...

Second Foro La Zagaleta

Monday, June 10th, 2013

GUEST BLOG POST BY CHRIS CHAPLOW [caption id="attachment_11060" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Foro La Zagaleta in Marbella 2nd Edition: 31 May 2013"] [/caption] Recently I was pleased to attend the second edition of Foro La Zagaleta: Brands and Trends, Management & Leadership in Challenging Times. It was held in the Marbella Palacio de Congresos ...

Seville’s Noche en Blanco – a night of music, art and history

Monday, October 29th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_8586" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Roman castellum aguae - water tank - in Plaza de la Pescaderia, Seville."][/caption] With so many activities to choose from on La Noche en Blanco here in Sevilla, it was hard to know which to pick. As I was meeting a friend who lives nearby, we decided ...

Foro La Zagaleta, Marbella: luxury brands examined

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_6621" align="aligncenter" width="575" caption="Fashion round table with Ángel Asensio, David Delfín, José Víctor Rodríguez Caro and José Luis Medina del Corral - better known as Seville-based design duo, Victorio & Lucchino."][/caption] GUEST POST: CHRIS CHAPLOW In these challenging economic times it is difficult to imagine anybody being brave enough to ...

Ecosevilla II

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Last weekend was the second edition of Ecosevilla, following the launch event last October. There were more stands - 100, up from 70 - and the hall at FIBES Conference Centre looked and felt busier and fuller. There were stalls with organic food, drink, sustainable energy, handmade toys, environmental organisations, charities ...