A tile consists of a fired clay slab whose thickness is thin; one of its two faces is glazed with oxide coloring particles. They were (and keep being) used mainly as decorative and / or impermeable coverings for architectural works. The first known testimonies about Andalusian tiles (“azulejos andaluces” in
The “Feria de Abril” (April Fair) or “Feria de Sevilla” (Seville Fair) is a spring festival held annually in the Spanish city of Seville. Its origins date back to the 13th century as a trade fair, shortly after reconquering the city during the Christian Reconquista of the Iberian Peninsula. However,
The Manila shawl is a square silk canvas decorated in vivid colors with flowers, birds or fantasy shapes, and finished around its perimeter by fringes. It is of Chinese origin, and it became very popular during the eighteenth century in Spain and Latin America as a complement to women’s clothing.
The Alhambra, which literally means “The Red One” in Arabic, is a palace and fortress complex located in the city of Granada, in the Spanish southern region of Andalusia. It was originally constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications, and then largely ignored
The Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) is the coastal area of the southern Spanish province of Malaga, in the region of Andalusia (south of the Iberian Peninsula). The Costa del Sol is one of the most important tourist areas in Spain, which concentrates around 35% of tourism in
Introduction: What is Flamenco? Flamenco is a Spanish musical genre that has its origin in the Spanish southern region of Andalusia, in areas of the region of Extremadura and also in the region of Murcia. Its main facets are singing, guitar playing and dancing. Flamenco also has its own traditions