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Culture & Traditions

Las Fallas of Valencia

Colours, firework, gunpowder and art… art everywhere! These are the principle elements of Las Fallas, one of the most creative Spanish festivals. Las Fallas is an annual tradition celebrated from March 15th to 19th in the region of Valencia. If you are studying Spanish and you are interested in learning more about Spanish habits and...Leer más
Carnevale di Cadice

Five reasons why you should celebrate Carnival in Cadiz

Apart from being the Valentine’s month, February it is also one of the most revelling months of the year as it is when carnival is celebrated. Carnival has its origins in the Christianism. It has always been commemorated just before the Lent and so it is nowadays. We’ve already written before about best Carnivals in...Leer más
Reyes Magos

Spanish Traditions: El día de los Reyes Magos

Christmas is a very special time in Spain. The interesting thing is that it’s not just one celebration, but all the celebrations of the season put together. Christmas Eve is celebrated on the 24th of December, Christmas day on the 25th, New Years Eve on the 31st, and the Día de los Reyes Magos (Day...Leer más
Spanish Christmas Traditions

Spanish Christmas Traditions

It’s that time of year again, when children write their wish lists, beautiful lights adorn cities and homes, and magic fills the air. It’s Christmastime, and families all over the world have their own unique ways of celebrating it. In this post, we’ll tell you a little more about Spanish Christmas traditions that you might...Leer más
martes 13

Tuesday the 13th: The Unluckiest day in Spain

It’s a well-known fact that Friday the 13th is said to be the unluckiest day for many in the English-speaking world. The date is so dreaded, that in 1980 a horror film was released bearing it as its title.However, in Spain, it’s a little different. In fact, the date that strikes the most superstition amongst...Leer más
Halloween en España

Halloween in Spain: How is it celebrated?

Every year, on the 31st October, children and adults alike all over the world celebrate Halloween with costumes, sweets and scary stories. Of course, the same can be said for Halloween in Spain, but the country also has its own traditions when it comes to celebrating Halloween and the following All Saint’s Day. In this...Leer más
festivals in spain la tomatina

Festivals in Spain: La Tomatina

More than 22,000 people stained red in a battle full of fun and… tomatoes. If you don´t know what we´re talking about then it´s likely that you’ve never come across La Tomatina, one of the festivals in Spain with the biggest impact around the world. In this post we´re going to explain exactly what happens...Leer más