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A1 SpanishLife: Culture
 

Information, advice and articles of interest from the press and the web


Culture

Fiestas, Spanish customs and traditions, folklore

 

Please click on the links below:

 

Bullfighting? Is it time for a ban? - Well-argued article against bullfighting by Carmen Myers

Pedro Romero would be turning in his grave - review of the Novillada, Ronda, September 2, 2010

Siete de julio - Bull-running in Pamplona

A Christmas Story - The Olive Press website

Alisha's guitarist gets career out of the attic  Review of Marcus Myers, local singer

Bullfighting - To Ban or Not to Ban?

Bull or No Bull?

Changing the Day?

Christmas in Spain

Día de Reyes - Spanish-style

Fish for Christmas and no gifts? - The Olive Press website

Load of bull?

Mantecado – ¿Qué es? - The Olive Press website

Merry Christmas, Everybody!

New Year’s Eve

St Patrick’s Day

Sweet Surprise  Norman Miller of the Guardian writes about sherry

The Last Arena

White Christmas

 

España y los toros

 

Sieg der Tierschützer

 

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Thought for the Day ...

Life is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get!  Forrest Gump, in the film Forrest Gump, 1994.