Andalusian Laura ‘Bimba’ Delgado became one of the first two Spaniards to become professional rugby players last summer. And they did it in England, signing for Exeter Chiefs, a club that plays in the UK Rugby Premiership 15s. A milestone for Spanish and Andalusian women’s sport, and rugby in particular.
The Sierra de Grazalema rises to the waters of the Mediterranean, like a gigantic wall dotted with small white villages. This is why it gratefully receives the generous squalls that arrive from the Atlantic, storms that make this massif the rainiest place in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.
In order to understand Andalusia, you have to speak of its people, its way of life, its history and its geographical location.
Golf in Andalusia, above all, is employment. Stable and quality employment, since 52,000 people work in our community directly or indirectly related to golf. Contributing to the region’s economy 5,400 million euros, nothing less than 3% of Andalusian PIB.
The origin of flamenco in Andalusia is not entirely clear, but the idyll that this art form maintains with this land is clear, an idyll that goes back a long way. Some say that flamenco comes from Islamic monochord songs, while others attribute the introduction of this genre to the gitanos in Andalusia lands.