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All Saints’ Day: traditions in Spain and worldwide – study Spanish at Academia CILE in Malaga

Figure out about the history and traditions of All Saints’ Day! All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows’ Day or Feast of All Saints, is a Christian feast celebrated in honour of all the saints. It might be considered and conceived in various ways, though, so it is celebrated differently depending on the country. Here you have some interesting facts about it:   It is officially...

Traditional music in Spain: Tuna – study Spanish at Academia CILE

A bit of traditional music… Have you ever seen a group of university students singing under the balconies in order to please the women? It is one of the most beautiful Spanish traditions ever… Just read about it!   Tuna is a group of university students that play traditional music instruments and sing Spanish folk music wearing traditional university dress....

Time for a glass of sangria – study Spanish at Academia CILE in Malaga

“Little is known about the origin of Sangria except that it is Spanish”  According to the SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol     Sangria – a perfectly refreshing drink for summer… ! Let´s talk more about it! Sangria is a Spanish alcoholic drink which is a pretty well-known both in Spain and outside Spain. It is a type of punch, consisting of sweetened red or white...

Gin drinks: Larios – study Spanish in Malaga at Academia CILE

Gin beverage is one of the most exquisite strong drinks. Malaga city has a great link between this drink and history. Academia CILE wants you to learn more about it! Larios is a common name to hear while in Malaga. The main street, for example, is called calle Marqués de Larios and leads to the main square of the city...

Grape harvest festivals – study Spanish at Academia CILE in Malaga

Vendimia… or Grape harvest… the best of autumn Precisely early autumn is the time when you can enjoy Spanish wine as at this stage the grape harvest festivals are held which are worth seeing, for sure. This is an ideal chance to experience great atmosphere of wine-making culture. September and October are those two month that basically mark the grape picking...

Visit Spain: Cordoba – study Spanish in Malaga at Academia CILE

If you ever decide to visit Spain, do not miss the chance to see Cordoba! It has a unique mosque-cathedral and beautiful patios!   If you want to visit Spain and, especially, Andalusia, go for Cordoba! It is a culturally and historically important Andalusian city. It was founded by Romans. Because of its great geographical location, it was used for...

Spanish beer: Victoria – study Spanish in Malaga at Academia CILE

In Spain not only wine is a worshipped alcoholic beverage. Beer production is not less important. Let´s talk about one Spanish beer…or, to be more specific, about the Malaga´s one called “Victoria”!   “Victoria” is a branch of lager beer which was created by Luis Franquelo Carrasco in 1928 in the city of Malaga. It was established, to be more precise, on...