2nd Conexión Hemisferio 2019

2nd Conexión Hemisferio 2019

21 May - 24 May 2019
La Casa Encendida (Madrid, Spain)
Designed as a space for pooling and building knowledge on the exercise of cultural management in the performing arts, the second Conexión Hemisferio brings together in Madrid nearly 40 Spanish programmers and 12 Colombian cultural managers to discuss transversality. The event continues the work undertaken at the first edition held from 5 to 8 June 2018 at the Universidad Javierana in
DocsBarcelona 2019. 22nd Edition of the International Documentary Film Festival

DocsBarcelona 2019. 22nd Edition of the International Documentary Film Festival

15 May - 25 May 2019
DocsBarcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
The DocsBarcelona International Documentary Film Festival celebrates its 22st edition from May 15th to 25th, offering a selection of the best documentary films on the international scene. DocsBarcelona 2019 edition has a selection 41 films and it is internationally recognized for professionals from all over the world who come to present their films and projects. AC/E supports the presence of
50 Photographs with a Story

50 Photographs with a Story

11 April - 03 June 2019
Bienal de Fotografía de Córdoba (Córdoba, Spain)
#50FotosConHistoriaExpo |  is an exhibition that surveys the history of photography in Spain over the past eight years. It shows the history behind fifty or so pictures to provide viewers with a better grasp of the essence of the work and the photographer, as well as their importance in the evolution of this discipline. They represent fifty different gazes full of nuances:
Viaja la palabra. Tour in Serbia by Fran Perea 2019

Viaja la palabra. Tour in Serbia by Fran Perea 2019

23 May - 25 May 2019
Koralac (Belgrado, Serbia)
Fran Perea presents in concert in Serbia Travels the word with two concerts on 23 in Novi Sad (Studio M) and 25 in Belgrade (Koralac). The Spanish musician and actor has the support of the Cervantes Institute and mobility aids of Acción Cultural Española (AC / E). This visit is organized by the Association of Teachers of Spanish in Serbia,
Hay Festival Wales 2019

Hay Festival Wales 2019

23 May - 02 June 2019
Hay Festival Wales (Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom)
AC/E supports this 32nd edition of the Festival, which takes place from May 23 to June 2, 2019, supporting, through the PICE mobility grants, the presence of Spaniards Paula Bonet, Gabriela Ybarra and Javier Cercas. The Hay Festival of Wales is a cultural and ideas festival for all audiences that celebrates the arts and sciences through inclusive, accessible and playful events. It
Festival CultureS D'Espagne 2019

Festival CultureS D'Espagne 2019

22 May - 02 June 2019
Varias sedes (Marsella, France)
This second edition of the Festival aims to be a cultural and festive journey of discovery of the Spanish cultural wealth in the Levante region, a wonderful stay that will enhance the Murcian and Valencian lands through a multitude of events. AC/E supports through mobility PICE grants, the participation of cartoonist and graphic designer Manuel Bartual and Aítana Carrasco with a composition workshop
Fantaspoa 2019. Porto Alegre International Fantastic Film Festival

Fantaspoa 2019. Porto Alegre International Fantastic Film Festival

16 May - 02 June 2019
Fantaspoa. International Fantastic Film Festival (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Created in 2005, Fantaspoa was the pioneer festival dedicated to bringing fantastic films to Brazil. Fantaspoa lasts 17 days and exhibits over 100 films made in the last two years. Fantaspoa has the following official sections: Short Film Competition; Ibero-American Feature Film Competition and International Competition. The festival is the biggest fantastic film festival in Latin America and the only member in the continent of the prestigious Méliès Federation. AC/E

"Acento español" Prague International Music Festival Spring 2019

12 May - 14 June 2019
Prague Spring - International Music Festival (Praga, Czech Republic)
The Prague Spring Festival celebrates Spanish music in this edition with Javier Perianes, Manuel Blanco and Jaime Martín and the Orquestra de Cadaqués in its 74th edition, which again has the support of the AC/E PICE's grants for mobility. "Acento Español" is the theme of the festival that continues an anthological cycle developed during four consecutive editions, 2016-2019, with the purpose of bringing
Spanish Pavilion at the International Art Exhibitions of La Biennale di Venezia 2019

Spanish Pavilion at the International Art Exhibitions of La Biennale di Venezia 2019

11 May - 24 November 2019
Giardini della Biennale di Venezia (Venecia, Italy)
'Perforated' by Itziar Okariz and Sergio Prego is the project curated by Peio Aguirre, presenting Itziar Okariz and Sergio Prego as the main artists for the Pavilion of Spain at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. An exhibition which proposes a perforation, metaphorically and literally, through performance, sound, image, sculpture and architecture. Sergio Prego’s project will occupy the Pavilion
80 Anniversary of the Republican Exile

80 Anniversary of the Republican Exile

#80AniversarioExilioRepublicano | In 2019 it will be 80 years since the Spanish Civil War ended and Spanish Republicans fled to France, northern Africa and the Americas. The Retreat was a mass diaspora – some 480,000 people, it is reckoned – that was also long-lasting and plural, as it included people from all social, political and economic backgrounds, from employees and housewives
The Bicentenary of the Museo del Prado 1819 - 2019

The Bicentenary of the Museo del Prado 1819 - 2019

The Museo del Prado opened to the public on 19 November 1819 as a Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture. In 2019, they celebrate their Bicentenary a commemoration that will reveal the path covered since 1819 until today. The driving idea of the Bicentenary is to celebrate the Museo del Prado as the great gift that the Spanish nation has given and
5th Centenary of the First Round-the-world Voyage

5th Centenary of the First Round-the-world Voyage

#Vcentenario | In 2019 Spain is celebrating the 5th centenary of the first circumnavigation of the Earth made by Ferdinand Magellan’s and Sebastián Elcano’s expedition. The centenary, designated an event of public interest by the Spanish government, features an activity programme devised by a committee belonging to the Ministry of Culture. Acción Cultural Española is part of the committee and is organising
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