Spain has an extraordinary amount and variety of traditional festivities. Some of them are well known internationally such as Pamplona's Sanfermines and the Tomatina, an orgy of tomato-throwing. Almost all Spanish fiestas mark dates in the Catholic Christian calendar but many of them have origins stretching back to primitive pagan times.
44 countries have already confirmed their participation next February in the European Youth Olympic Festival with 1,289 athletes and technical staff and 143 officials from the Olympic committees, a significant increase on the figure of 1,200 participants initially estimated. These figures confirm the great sporting success of the Festival and the reputation it has acquired over the last few years under the auspices of the international Olympic movement.
En el marco del ciclo musical Festival Camino de Santiago, los próximos días 22, 23 y 24 de agosto la ciudad de Jaca acogerá de nuevo en las calles de su centro histórico a más de cien puestos que constituirán el XV Mercado Medieval de Jaca.
The Spanish school Aula Hispánica is situated in the city of Jaca, in the middle of the Pyrenees. In this article we want to give you a small summary of the history of this city and its importance for Spain, specially during the Spanish Civil War.