Death of the writer Gabriel García Márquez : mourning in the world of literature

As we all probably know , on Thursday, April 17 , the world of literature went into mourning with the death of the great Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez.
With his death the world says goodbye to the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.
The novelist died at the age of 87 at his home in Mexico City and this Monday from 16:00 pm, he will receive a national tribute at the Palace of Fine Arts.

Granadian Monopoly was born

Buy a hotel, a disco, a restaurant or the Gran Vía de Colón, without falling into the jail: all this is made possible by the completion of the first edition of Monopoly Granada , which will be offered for sale under license of Hasbro.

New Dele A1 school

Nowdays, the Cervantes Institute is developing a specific exam tailored to the needs of school groups, namely between 11 and 16 years old.
Following the line of the whole certification system DELE , these tests also will be referenced to the CEFR levels as well as the levels of the Instituto Cervantes Curricular Plane , so that the younger ones would have a first diploma DELE

Granada created a festival to promote the Spanish language

Little by little you stroll through the city center, obvious that the number of young foreigners who roam Gran Vía, Plaza Nueva or Reyes Católicos represents a very high percentage of all tourists - 2,500,000 last year - visiting Granada. And they are here mainly for one reason: to learn Spanish. The result of this reality is  the First International Festival of Language, Culture and Leisure, lovingly presented with the name of 'Flecos.

Musical theatre in the Alhambra with the company of Juan Dolores Caballero

"Patrimonio" is the name under which the company of the granadian director Juan Dolores Caballero has introduced its latest flamenco show, a fun proposal that came last weekend at Alhambra Theatre and dressed of flamenco art the Andalusia's Day and Saturday from 21:00 pm.
Patrimonio convert in flamenco a theatrical scene (with musical format) with the unique idea to entertain and convey the essence of one of the hallmarks of Andalusia.

Paco De Lucia died at age 66

Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died Wednesday at age 66 in Mexico .
As reported by the press office of the council of the guitarist's hometown , the death is confirmed by the nephew of the artist, Ramón Sánchez .
The guitarist died in a hospital in Cancun , which was moved after feeling unwell .
De Lucia felt bad while he was playing football with his son Diego, 10 years old, on the beach, and his current wife transferred him to hospital, where, at the arrival, sat on a stretcher and died , possibly because of a massive heart attack .

Retroback : The International Clasical Film Festival of Granada

On February 22 , it started the VI edition of the International Festival of Clasical Cinema of Granada, which continues until March 2.
The festival , called "Retroback" began its celebration with a Gala Opening on the same day 22 at  20:30 h , by the Orquestra Ciudad de Granada with a concert of classic cinema.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Granada

The Spanish basketball team will play also in Palacio de Deportes of Granada, from August 30th to September 4th, 2014. The draw was held in Palau de la Música of Barcelona yesterday, February 3rd 2014, and it was decided also that Spain will compete with Serbia, France, Brasil, Egypt and Iran.
Congratulations to Granada!!

The Spanish team in the last Basketball World Cup