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Culture/Art/Literature news and information for Spain

Culture Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Yvonne Blake's stroke recovery prevents Goya Award...

BRITISH-BORN chairwoman of the Spanish Film Academy Yvonne Blake will be forced to miss this year's Goya Awards as she is still recovering from a stroke. For Ms Blake, 77, it will have been exactly a month since she...

Culture Fri, Dec 1, 2017

The Alhambra's royal bath restored to its former glory

The Royal Bath of the Alhambra, the only Islamic medieval bath that has been preserved almost intact in the Western world, has new vaulted roofs after being subjected to a complex restoration that has allowed restorers...

Culture Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Sophia Loren earns star on Almería Walk of Fame

ITALIAN legend Sophia Loren is the latest celebrity to earn herself a star on Almería's Walk of Fame – in a city she knows well after having filmed there in 1971. Alberto Lattuada's which came out in English...

Culture Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Cádiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on eBay'

THOUSANDS of archaeological gems have been found in a house in San Fernando (Cádiz province) which the owners had been selling on eBay and specialist antique auction sites. The haul dates from between the prehistoric...

Culture Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Dalí's 'daughter' ordered to pay paternity suit costs

A WOMAN who claimed to be the illegitimate daughter of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí has been ordered to pay the full costs of the paternity suit – including exhuming the artist's body. Pilar Abel says she...