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The “Chef del Mar” gets his second Michelin star

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15784" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Fish chef Angel Leon as seen on the website of his two-Michelin-star restaurant Aponiente in El Puerto de Santa Maria."] [/caption] Last week the Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal 2015 was launched, with the announcement of the all-important stars. Andalucia still has seven restaurants with one Michelin ...

Pushing the boundaries of Spain’s favourite dance: Beyond Flamenco

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15228" align="aligncenter" width="570" caption="Rocio Molina, one of flamenco's most exciting dance stars, in new documentary Mas Alla del Flamenco."] [/caption] Living in Seville, considered by many to be the cradle of flamenco, I have written quite often about such a very Andalucian music and dance form on this blog. Two ...

Seville European Film Festival 2014 – starts tonight!

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15481" align="aligncenter" width="431" caption="The Seville Film Festival starts today and lasts till next Saturday, 15 November."] [/caption] The Seville Film Festival starts today and lasts till next Saturday, 15 November. Tonight Seville, whose Alcazar Palace was recently used as a set for the fifth season of one of TV's biggest series, ...