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Wednesday 12th of December 2018

Everything tagged with Cultural


Diwali, or the “Festival of Lights”, is the celebration of the New Year in Hindu culture. This month, it will be celebrated in the barrio of Lavapiés, and is open to everyone.

NowHere Finland 2012. Diseño ecológico finlandés

Helsinki was the 2012 Design Capital of the World, and part of that title included organising the NowHere Finland 2012 Diseño ecológico finlandés exhibition.

Burns Night

“Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the pudding-race!” We admit that sentence is perhaps not the easiest for anyone learning English, but nevertheless it’s the start of Scottish poe

Chibi Japan Weekend Madrid

From manga and anime to workshops and games, Japan Weekend is a two-day extravaganza of Japanese tradition and culture.

Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine)

Each year when the Carnaval finishes, the dramatic and wild costumes have to be placed back in storage – whether a warehouse, a trunk, the attic, the back of the wardrobe or under the bed.

Saint Patrick’s Day

Paddy’s day falls on a Sunday this year which probably isn’t the best day to brew a hangover, so it’s just as well that the festival has, over the last few years, been morphed into Paddy’s Weekend by interested parties. Expect a full-on celebration of all things Irish from Friday,15th. The Palacio de Cibeles and Cibeles fountain, Madrid, will be turning green on Saturday 16th March - 19.00 to 24.00.

InMadrid Music and Social Night Postponed

Our apologies, but our Music and Social Night has been postponed until next month. Further details will follow in due course.

Metro map masterpiece?

Back in September, 2010, we published an article about the work of Dr Max Roberts of the University of Essex concerning his new ideas for curvy metro maps—a plan to eliminate harsh zigzags and straigh

Casa Décor

If you love design and architecture, look no further than Casa Décor, the largest exhibition of interior design and architecture in Europe.

The Culture of Tattooing

For thousands of years, man has felt the need to decorate his body; whether for artistic, social or religious reasons.

Suma Flamenca Festival

Whether you’re a music/art/flamenco hunter or not, this may be the perfect event to experience Spain’s famous culture first hand.