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Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’

Picasso Unicaja

Picasso – Origins and Influences in Andaluz Art – Cadiz

Running now ‘ till early May is a small exhibition at Cadiz city’s Unicaja cultural centre on Picasso and his …

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Good Friday Ronda Procession

Semana Santa (Holy Week), Easter 2013 in Andalucía, Spain

I’m often asked about the Holy Week here in Spain. It’s truly one of the most extraordinarily Spanish cultural events …

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The XIII Cordoba Photography Biennale – running till May 5th

Still running till the beginning of May is the The XIII Cordoba Photography Biennale. For full details visit the official …

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Arabia in Andalucia – the secrets of Cordoba’s Medina Azahara

Buried for almost a millennium, the ancient palatial city of Madīnat az-Zahrā, probably the most stunning mediaeval Islamic city outside …

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Cordoba!

After many years I’m back in Córdoba! This time I managed to make it to Medina Azahara, the former centre …

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Art Gaucin – Open Studios – May 24-26 and May 31 – June 2

This year's Open Studios by ArtGaucin are to be held over the weekends of May 24-26 and May 31 – …

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Andalucía’s Liquid Gold – Olive oil tasting in Jaén Province

Experience Jaén, from its Renaissance cities to its natural parks, experiencing some of the world’s best olive oil on the …

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Wild flowers around Cortijo de las Nieves

The rain over the past few days has kicked off the spring wild flower season. (Wild lupins) (Serapsis orchid) 3 …

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‘The Moor’s Last Sigh’ – revisiting the enigmatic Albaicin quarter of Granada

Granada’s Albaicin district is marking 1000 years of history; an enigmatic quarter that continues to be an inspiration to artists, …

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