Flamenco is a passionate and seductive art form, a mysterious and misunderstood culture that has been burning in Andalucía for nearly five hundred years, and today flamenco has thousands of aficionado’s worldwide.
Machu Picchu was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height.
As the last stronghold of the Incas and of superb architectural and archaeological importance, Machu Picchu is one of the most important cultural sites in Latin America; the stonework of the site remains as one of the world's great examples of the use of a natural raw material to provide outstanding architecture which is totally appropriate to the surroundings.
Don Quixote of La Mancha is the most important literary work of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and one of the most representative of world literature.
Cuba is well-known as the land of the best tobacco all over the world.
For many years, tobacco was the second exportable production of the nation, after sugar.
The tobacco plant comes from South America, although the moment
of its arrival to Antilles is not accurately established yet. It certainly was between 3000 or 2000 years B.C.
For Cuban natives "who named it Cohiba" tobacco was a miraculous medicine, the essential element in religious, politic and social ceremonies.
Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. He is widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement.
Lengua y Cultura hispánica
Spanish is the second most natively spoken language in the world, is the second most studied language and second language in international communication.
Learning Spanish will allow you to better appreciate Hispanic cultural contributions.
García Lorca, Cervantes, Pablo Neruda, García Márquez, Allende, are just some names which have given a monumental contribute at the Hispanic literature.
From the royal portraits of Goya to the surreal depictions of Picasso, Spanish influence on the fine arts has been substantial.
And let's not ignore gastronomy! Learning Spanish can be the perfect excuse for enjoying the cuisine of Spanish speaking peoples. Burritos, tamales, paella, papusas, arroz con frijoles, ceviche, the list goes on and on, and is a delicious indicator of the vast diversity of Hispanic culture.
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