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Remembering Cervantes 400 years after his death

2016 marks the fourth centenary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, known as the “father of the modern novel”. To commemorate this event, the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has presented an official program of activities that will take place throughout the year, both nationally and internationally. One of the most interesting [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:31:59+00:00 abril 27th, 2016|Spanish language, This is Spain|Sin comentarios

Happy World Book Day!

¡Feliz Día del Libro!  Today libraries and bookshops close at an unusual hour and there are lots of things to do during the day. In Catalonia, in the north east of Spain, men gave women roses, and women gave men a book to celebrate the occasion: “a rose for love and a book forever.” [...]

By | 2017-02-15T22:32:17+00:00 abril 23rd, 2013|A1, This is Spain|Sin comentarios