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|Bienvenidos a Madrid!|
All the intriguing faces of a city in evolution. Multiethnic, culture and movida (“action”). The slogan for the rebirth of Madrid is simple and dynamic. The Spanish capital city is enjoying a time of great cultural and economic growth. This slow and bureaucratic city which has always compared so unfavourably with lively Barcelona has made an about turn and now presents itself as one of the most intriguing... see more »
|Fuster : The People's Artist|
The presence of Jose' Fuster can be felt even before reaching his house in Jaimanitas, a small fishing village near La Havana. The exuberance, the colours and the irony of the artist have influenced the whole neighbourhood, doning light to its inhabitants.
The painter, engraver and potter, was born in 1946 in Caibarien, in the province of Villa Clara, and studied at "La Escuela para Instructores de... see more »
|Guggenheim Bilbao Museum|
The 3rd of october will be the tenth anniversary of the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum opening.
Designed by the North American architect Frank O. Gehry, this unique Museum built on a 32.500m2 site in the center of Bilbao represents an amazing construction feat. On one side it runs down to the waterside of the Nervión River, 16 meters below the level of the rest of the city of Bilbao.
The building... see more »
A fascinating and mysterious civilisation. A series of incredible geoglyphs, lines crossing the desert for several kilometres long and enormous drawings on the ground – these are the Nazca lines! The Nazca civilisation has left the world more than 1000 years of heritage, a precious heritage partially yet to be discovered and still carefully examined.
For this reason, every year an international... see more »
|Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía of Valencia|
Placed in the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias (Arts and Sciences City) and designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava, the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía is an auditorium and one of the symbols of the new and monumental Valencia. From its inauguration, in October of 2005, this centre wants to become an avant-garde enclave for the scenic arts and to contribute to the diffusion of the culture and... see more »
QVO VADIS is a portrait of permanent chaos, a way without direction. In order to search for the best form, one must break the balance of all groups or collectives, which, in turn, will establish the divine moment of chaos. Paradoxical and complementary images are juxtaposed to show that everything is a lie; our perception of reality is an enormous farce without order or sense… QVO VADIS?... see more »
In Rio, Carnival is more than a party, it is an event that demands seven months of preparation ahead of time. This Carnival is famous all over the world, especially for the splendour of its parade, which now takes place in an arena dedicated to this purpose: the Sambadrome, a vast, overwhelming area. For almost two entire days, thousands of musicians, sumptuously dressed dancers in sparkling costumes,... see more »
|S.P.Q.R. Walking in Rome|
Our photographer Carlos Lujan, wanders in Rome showing us the "Eternal City" from a new, and surrealistic, point of view. Many people arrive in Rome full of information, images and stories which they have collected during their lifetime. The secret behind the charm of the eternal city is its thousand-year-old history and fascinating views…
But it would be a mistake to consider Rome to be just a cultural... see more »
Cremona, famous for its violins since the sixteenth century, is today considered the international centre of stringed instruments.
Students from all over the world: Japan, Canada, Hungary, Switzerland, U.S.A. attend the five-year course at the “Scuola Internazionale di Liuteria” to become Stradivarius’heirs.
Often, after having finished their studies, they move to this charming town to open their... see more »