A stroll through Lisbon with the sound of fado as your guide

It’s the heart of Portugal in song. A feeling of nostalgia and melancholy that fills the narrow, steep streets of enigmatic Lisbon. A song for what could have been, and never was, which wells up from the humble neighbourhoods, coming from the atmosphere of the taverns. Fado, the feeling of the music, bewitches whoever discovers … Continue reading “A stroll through Lisbon with the sound of fado as your guide”

Málaga focuses on art with the opening of the Centre Pompidou

On 28 March this year the first Centre Pompidou outside France was opened, with Málaga being the chosen location – exactly between Quays 1 and 2 of the city’s bustling port. The centre aims to bring art to those who don’t tend to visit museums: to become a multidisciplinary space, an area that’s alive and … Continue reading “Málaga focuses on art with the opening of the Centre Pompidou”

The 63rd Santander International Festival immerses Cantabria in music

In August, Santander is synonymous with culture. Since 1948 the region has hosted the Santander International Festival, attended by world-renowned artists who over the years have left a lasting impression. Once again, this is the 63rd edition, music will once again fill churches, parks, palaces and even caves. During the whole month of August the … Continue reading “The 63rd Santander International Festival immerses Cantabria in music”

Vincci Soho 4* Madrid branches out with DecorAcción 2014

This year our hotel in Madrid center Soho 4* Madrid once again becomes an art gallery, for DecorAcción 2014 [Link in Spanish], the annual event which puts the Barrio de las Letras (Neighbourhood of Letters) at the heart of world of decoration and design. Shops, hotels, bars and other establishments will be opening their doors … Continue reading “Vincci Soho 4* Madrid branches out with DecorAcción 2014”

5 expositions you cannot miss if you are staying in the Vincci Centrum 4* Madrid

“It’s not about painting life, it’s about making paintings come to life”, said Paul Cézanne. Today and until May 18, we can enjoy the way this “father to modern art” made paintings come to life. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid is hosting the first monographic exposition of this artist in the last 30 years. The … Continue reading “5 expositions you cannot miss if you are staying in the Vincci Centrum 4* Madrid”

The contemporary art fair ARCO Madrid arrives to IFEMA

The international contemporary art fair ARCOmadrid opens one more year its doors, placing the capital in the contemporary art epicenter. Last year the evet brought more than 118,000 visitors, this year it will host a total of 217 galleries from 23 countries, of which 164 belong to the General Program; 13 #FocusFinland; 29 #Opening, and … Continue reading “The contemporary art fair ARCO Madrid arrives to IFEMA”