Musuem profile: The Picasso Museum

It’s not a greatly known fact that one of history’s most well-known and well-loved artists, Pablo Ruiz Picasso, was born right here in Málaga and, in the busy central streets of the city, you will find the official Picasso Musuem. The museum includes famous works of art such as ‘Olga Kokhlova with Mantilla’ (Barcelona 1917), ‘Mother […]

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The Moroccan Influence in Andalucia

In the year 711AD the great Moorish general, Tariq ibn Ziyad, accompanied by an army of 7,000 soldiers, crossed the stretch between the north of Africa and Spain. During this time the Spanish government, directed by King Rodrigo was in a weak state. Africa had found out that at that moment in time the Spanish people […]

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The sounds of Málaga

Grapevine Lifestyle is expanding into the musical world of Spotify. We feel that by embracing the music of a region or country, you really start to feel a part of the culture. There is nothing more satisfying than walking into a local Spanish bar and actually knowing the song being played on the speakers, and […]

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La Fiesta de la Matanza en Ardales

On Sunday the 7th of February, Ardales will play host to the 20th annual Fiesta de la Matanza, literally translated as “The Slaughter Festival”. Although it’s translated name may not sound all that appealing, La Fiesta de la Matanza is a day in which the people of Ardales celebrate and pay homage to the animals […]

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Los Reyes Magos

The most cherished tradition for Spanish and Hispanic children at Christmas is the arrival of Los Reyes Magos (The Three Kings). Santa Claus also exists and gives presents, however Los Reyes Magos are the star if the show, arriving on the morning of the 6th of January every year with gifts for the children of […]

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