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New king of Spain: Felipe VI

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14182" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="King Felipe VI of Spain is sworn in at the Palacio de Congresos de los Diputados in Madrid."] [/caption] Today is a historic day for Spain. The country has a new king: Felipe VI. The abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos, was officially approved as a ...

Tony Bryant and the BBC’s flamenco documentary

Monday, June 16th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14129" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption=" Tony Bryant (left) with BBC producer Phil Pegum (right), and singer Dani de Utrera (middle), recording The Spirit of Flamenco for Radio 2 in the town of Utrera. Photo courtesy of Tony Bryant. "][/caption] English author and flamenco expert Tony Bryant collaborated with the BBC ...

The season of romerias

Friday, June 13th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_14103" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="A flower-festooned wagon passes the Giralda in Seville."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_14116" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The simpecado visits the Ayuntamiento (Town Hall)."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_14105" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The insignia of the Seville hermandad of El Rocio."] [/caption] Groups, or hermandades[caption id="attachment_14106" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Groups of rocieros are always accompanied by drummers ...

3rd Edition of Foro La Zagaleta: “The Brand of the 21st Century”

Monday, June 9th, 2014

GUEST POST BY SOPHIE CAREFULL [caption id="attachment_14037" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="The team behind a very successful Foro La Zagaleta 2014, the luxury brand forum held in Marbella."] [/caption] Last Friday 6 June, for the third year, some of the biggest names in the international business world came together at the Marbella Conference Centre ...

International Sherry Week: tapas menu at Vineria San Telmo in Seville

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_13977" align="aligncenter" width="411" caption="Our sherry and tapas menu at Vineria San Telmo for International Sherry Week, which has over 1100 events in 22 countries until 8 June."] [/caption] International Sherry Week is the brainchild of Chelsea Anthon, an Australian marketer who lives in Vejer de la Frontera. Organised by Chelsea ...

The King Abdicates

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

[caption id="attachment_13905" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Abdication statement of King Juan Carlos of Spain, handed to the President of the Government this morning.[/caption] “Su Majestad el Rey Juan Carlos acaba de comunicarme su voluntad de renunciar al trono y abrir el proceso sucesorio.” "His Majesty King Juan Carlos has just informed me that he ...