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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Spain

Galicia village has 'most Roman ruins per household' in Spain
Culture Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Galicia village has 'most Roman ruins per...

A TOWN in the far north-western region of Galicia holds the national record for the most Roman ruins per household with practically every inhabitant owning at least one. And their collections are not technically illegal...

Books and flowers for Barcelona's 'Saint George's Day': Author Marian Keyes signs her much-loved chick-lit novels
Culture Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Books and flowers for Barcelona's 'Saint...

SAINT George's Day is not just an English celebration, but is alive and well in Catalunya, too – although instead of fire-breathing dragons, master carvers and toasts to the Queen, Spain's north-eastern region...

Scotland and Asturias team up for Easter art hunt
Culture Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Scotland and Asturias team up for Easter art hunt

SCOTLAND and Asturias have joined forces for an Easter 'art exchange' this weekend – today (Saturday), if you're in the north of Spain, you can enjoy a cultural treasure hunt around the streets of Oviedo,...

Spain launches TV series of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Culture Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Spain launches TV series of Margaret Atwood's 'The...

SPAIN has acquired the rights to televise the HBO series of , based upon the hugely-popular dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood. A set text for A-level English Literature and near the top of the BBC's famous 'Big...

Picasso ceramic sculptures net €1.21m at Sotheby's
Culture Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Picasso ceramic sculptures net €1.21m at Sotheby's

A COLLECTION of ceramic sculptures created by Málaga-born artist Pablo Picasso has just fetched €1.21 million (1.04 million pounds) at Sotheby's auction house in London. The lot contained 86 pieces, of which the...

Syrian pianist who played for refugees to perform in Barcelona
Culture Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Syrian pianist who played for refugees to perform in...

A PIANIST who played for refugees in a camp in Syria nearly two years ago will stage two concerts in Barcelona this week. Aeham Ahmad, 29, from the Syrian capital of Damasco kept his displaced compatriots entertained...

Ridley Scott's film about Mexican drug baron 'El Chapo' to be shot in Spain
Culture Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Ridley Scott's film about Mexican drug baron 'El...

HOLLYWOOD film director Ridley Scott has chosen a prison in Spain for his forthcoming production on the life of Mexican drug baron, 'El Chapo'. The man behind hits such as and will shoot scenes in Málaga...

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