Professor Jesús Ángel Porres, from Rey Juan Carlos University, will tell us about the artistic environment in Seville at the beginning of the 17th century, when the painting saw the light. He will be introduced by Aidan Weston-Lewis, head of the European Collection at the National Gallery of Scotland, who will speak about the painting’s vicissitudes before reaching the National Gallery.
Celebrating outstanding creativity, the festival brings together over 250 established and emerging makers, designers, brands and galleries from around the world. A curated selection based not on price or fame, but underlying substance. Plus, that essential dash of magic and inspiration that separates great from good.
The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival welcomes film fans to its 8th Edition. The festival is delighted to be back in the cinema and offer audiences a new hybrid event of both in-person and online screenings and events featuring a total of 21 feature films and 8 short films in Spanish over the month of October.
Romancero Books with the support of the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Spanish Embassy in London presents The Festival of Queer Spanish Literature in London – FQSLL, the meeting point for all readers, writers and people who are interested in LGBTQI+ literature written in Spanish and Catalan.
The EUNIC AI Science Café Series aims to present current and timely topics alongside the proposals for innovative, bold and inspirational solutions to tackle key issues. The contributors are experts from the EUNIC member states, many of whom represent international teams and their counterparts from the United Kingdom.
In 1985, Joe Strummer was in Granada and decided, together with Jesús Arias, with a pick and a shovel, to unearth the corpse of Federico García Lorca. The punk star unearthing García Lorca… Joe Strummer takes a walk is the result of that emotion and that need to know a fantastic story.
In 1623, Charles I (as heir to the throne) made a secret and hazardous trip to Madrid to win the hand of a Spanish princess. For eight months he was the guest of the Spanish king, Philip IV, living in the Alcazar of Madrid. The opportunities to study art, architecture and court ceremonial made a profound impact on the 23-year-old Charles
International Flamenco dance theatre company Cancion Gitana present their dramatic dance theatre show Espana – Arte y Flamenco created by noted Flamenco dancer and choreographer Helena “La Leyenda” (Sadlers Wells, BBC TV, Channel 4, etc), a jointly developed concept with the legendary Flamenco singer and poetry specialist Rosario Serrano.
Shot entirely in a bar in Cartagena, The Year of Discovery is a monumental work which excavates the legacy of 1992, proposing a counter-narrative to the official history of the year that Spain hosted the Olympics in Barcelona, the universal exposition Expo’92 in Sevilla, and celebrated the quincentenary of Columbus’s arrival in the America.