The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage of the Government of Andalusia, through the Directorate General of Historical and Documentary Heritage, has initiated the procedure to register falconry in Andalusia as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC, Bien de Interés Cultural), with the typology of Activity of Ethnological Interest, as it has specific and specific values in this region, both historical, ethnological, artistic, social and for the protection of the natural environment.

 The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

November 20, 2021

Sanlúcar de Barrameda has been elected Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2022. The Andalusian town will hold the title of the largest gastronomic promotion platform in the country. The award is part of the programme of commemorative actions for the 5th Centenary of the First Round the World Voyage by Magellan and Elcano. The public support, […]

 Andalusia participates with 14 companies in the international music fair Womex 2021 in Porto

Andalusia participates with 14 companies in the international music fair Womex 2021 in Porto

October 30, 2021

A total of 14 Andalusian companies or brands from the music sector are taking part in the 27th edition of the WOMEX (Worldwide Music Expo) Fair, which is being held in Oporto (Portugal) from 27 to 31 October. On the initiative of the Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage – through the Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions – and Extenda (Andalusian public company for Foreign Promotion), representatives of musical groups, distributors, recording studios, flamenco artists, record companies, and others will be able to sell their products or share experiences with some 2,500 agents from more than 80 countries.

 Three new Roman mosaics found in Italica (Seville)

Three new Roman mosaics found in Italica (Seville)

The Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage of Andalusia has located three new mosaics during the latest archaeological excavation campaign in the Casa de Patio Rodio, in the Archaeological Ensemble of Italica (Santiponce, Seville). Specifically, there are two examples of mosaics with black and white tesserae and a third with polychrome tesserae, covering a […]

 Government of Andalusia gives its awards on the day of the region

Government of Andalusia gives its awards on the day of the region

February 28, 2021

The president of the Government of Andalusia (Junta de Andalucía), Juanma Moreno, presented the Medals of Andalusia this February 28, as well as the Manuel Clavero Arévalo award and the recognition as Favourite Son to the singer Raphael.

 Singer Raphael is Favourite Son of Andalusia

Singer Raphael is Favourite Son of Andalusia

February 28, 2021

The Government of Andalusia has named the singer Raphael as Favourite Son.

 Special show for the Day of Andalusia at the Royal School

Special show for the Day of Andalusia at the Royal School

February 28, 2021

The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art put on a special show to commemorate the Day of Andalusia, which is celebrated on February 28. The event has been broadcast on streaming. The unique show, “How the Andalusian Horses Dance”, is an equestrian ballet accompanied by quintessential Spanish music and 18th century styled costumes, all put […]

 Dance and its origins

Dance and its origins

February 26, 2021

The foot tapping or the furious passion is what characterises the flamenco dance. This dance is the third part of the flamenco art, and has a historical background with the development of the Spanish culture.

 Novel ‘A la velocidad de la noche’ will be a film

Novel ‘A la velocidad de la noche’ will be a film

February 26, 2021

Womack Studios will adapt the novel ‘A la velocidad de la noche’ (‘At night speed’) by the writer Montiel de Arnáiz, who will also write the screenplay.