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Balenciaga: The influence of Spanish painting in fashion design

By | 17 July, 2019 | 0 comments

This summer, the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum is hosting a unique exhibition commissioned by Eloy Martínez de la Pera called “Balenciaga y la Pintura Española” (Balenciaga and Spanish Painting). The expo links the creation of the designer Cristóbal Balenciaga with the traditional Spanish painting between the 16th and 20th centuries. It includes a selection of sixty paintings from private collections and institutions such as the Museo del Prado or the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao, Read full article

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Enjoy Madrid with Summers of the Villa 2019

By | 10 July, 2019 | 0 comments

Veranos de la Villa 2019

Every year, Madrid City Council organises a festival to vindicate the culture and vitality of the city’s public spaces. This year numerous cultural proposals will be presented all over the city, offering the possibility for everyone, locals and visitors, to participate until 1 September. The festival has many events every week in order to enjoy a wonderful summer in all Madrid’s districts. Read full article

Categories: Actividades, Eventos Madrid

Madrid Pride 2019

By | 3 July, 2019 | 0 comments

Madrid Pride 2019

Madrid has been recognized as one of the most emblematic cities for its LGBT Pride festivities after its successful WorldPride 2017. It is a unique celebration that commemorates diversity and the first worldwide demonstration for the rights of this group. The festivities include various activities in the Chueca neighbourhood, which gets filled with flags and garlands. Read full article

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A different plan? Madrid Drive-In Cinema

By | 26 June, 2019 | 0 comments

Autocine Madrid

Are you looking for a different and original plan? Madrid offers everything you are looking for. You can spend an afternoon reminiscing about the old days or travelling to a distant time in Europe’s largest drive-in cinema.

It has about 25,000 square metres, a 250 square metre screen and a state-of-the-art digital projector. Read full article

Categories: Ocio en Madrid, Uncategorized

Matisse’s Hidden Side: Engraver Exhibition

By | 19 June, 2019 | 0 comments

Matisse Grabador

Henri Matisse is a renowned artist. The use of colour in his paintings made him, together with Picasso, one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. However, now you can discover one of his lesser-known features: Matisse’s hidden side as an engraver.

The Canal de Isabel II Foundation has compiled a series of prints that show Matisse’s intimate and intense relationship with engraving, Read full article

Categories: Exposiciones Madrid, Ocio en Madrid, Uncategorized

Excursions from Madrid: Toledo

By | 12 June, 2019 | 0 comments

Excursiones desde Madrid: Toledo

Madrid is a city filled with surprises. It not only offers museums and unique theatrical shows but also excursions full of historical and literary surprises. A few kilometers away is the city of Toledo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. The good weather is the perfect excuse to visit new cities very close to Madrid, Read full article

Categories: Excursiones

Theatrical comedy: Three top hats

By | 5 June, 2019 | 0 comments

Tres sombreros de copa

Until 13 June, you can enjoy Three Top Hats a great comedy by Miguel Mihura. Madrid is famous for its great theatrical offer, and this play stands out in 20th century Spanish theatre for the way it incorporates absurd theatre elements into the narrative.

The plot follows Dionisio, who is in the hotel of a small provincial capital, Read full article

Categories: blog, Ocio en Madrid

Madrid, football capital of the world

By | 29 May, 2019 | 0 comments

Estadio Wanda Metropolitano

In 2019, Madrid has once again become the football capital of the world by hosting the UEFA Champions League final, one of the most important sporting competitions in the world.

There is no doubt that the Tottenham – Liverpool match it will be a great sports event. It is also an excellent opportunity to enjoy the many attractions that Madrid has to offer. Read full article

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Renaissance in Madrid: Its Origins and Fra Angelico

By | 21 May, 2019 | 0 comments

La Anunciación de Fra Angelico

Car Brandon Strehlke, curator emeritus of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has commissioned an exhibition that will transport us back in time. You don’t have to travel to Italy to study the Florentine Renaissance, as Madrid has an exhibition that will captivate many visitors. The exposition revolves around the years 1420-1430 with special attention to the painter Fra Angelico, Read full article

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Museum Day (DIM) 2019

By | 14 May, 2019 | 0 comments

Día de los Museos (DIM) 2019

Like every year, May 18th is the International Museum Day. It was created by the International Council of Museums in 1977 to encourage culture and the role of museums in societal development. Last year, 40,000 museums in 158 countries participated in the event through special activities and free admission. This year, Read full article

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