Cultural Information Spain

Official Travel Website

www.spain.info

Culture Gram

Culture Gram

Federal Travel Website

travel.state.gov

Local News

Common Cuisine

  • Tortilla Espanola
  • Empanadas
  • Spanish Chorizo 
  • Arroz con Pollo 
  • Paella
  • Jamon Serrano

 

Spain

Recommended Readings

Who's Who?

Enrique Iglesias Grammy Award-winner who became known for singing the #1 hit, "Be with You" in 2000, and "Hero" in 2001, and has sold over 100 million records.

Fernando Torres is nicknamed El Niño (The Kid in Spanish). He is a Spanish football player who plays as a striker for Chelsea and the Spain national team.

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer. He moved to France as a young adult and lived most of his life there.

Antonio Banderas is a Spanish actor, film director, producer, and singer. He is most well known for movies like “The Mask of Zorro,” and “Desperado.” 

Politics

Felipe VI is the King of Spain. He succeeded to the throne on 19 June 2014 following the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos 

Mariano Rajoy Brey is known as the president of the government. He was nominated by the King of Spain (parliamentarian investiture).  

Recommended Websites

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