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Andalucia - Spain

Discovering Andalucia
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Alexandra de Hemptinne

on 11 October 2012

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by Alexia and Saleh Discovering Andalucía -It is located in the south of Spain What is Andalucía Andalucia is the birthplace of the most widely recognized traditional Spanish dress. Clothing Tradiciones and Celebración The language spoken in Andalucía is Spanish Language La Mezquita Architecture - It has 8 million inhabitants - The capital is Sevilla -Andalucía is divided into 8 provinces Castellano is another kinda language spoken there. Castellano is a dialect of the spanish language Nochebuena MALAGA FERIA VIRGEN DEL CARMEN Carnaval Bull Fighting Alhambra de Granada Capilla Real Granada Food Mediterranean diet based on olive oil, cereals, legumes, vegetables, fish, dried fruits and nuts, and meat. Gazpacho is usually a tomato-based, vegetable soup traditionally served cold Andalusia also has its own regional dialect 'Andalusian' that contains words derived from Arabic, reflecting the region's period of Moorish rule. Women wear vibrant colored dresses with layers of ruffles. Polka dots and floral patterns are the women's favorite. Men in Andalusia wear the short jackets, but the material is usually black or brown and features less embroidery. Children wear the same things as their parents but in miniature. Christmas eve is more important than the actual Christmas Day celebration in honour of the patron of the fishermen and sailors. Takes place around the 16th of July. The annual Malaga fair in August is an exciting week-long street party with plenty of flamenco and 'fino'(sherry).The fair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by in 1487 and lasts for ten full festive days. They celebrates Carnaval with riotous abandon as costumed street performers party for 10 days before the Tuesday 47 days before Easter Sunday the Mezquita portrays in a unique way the large yards of desert homes that formed the original Islamic prayer spaces ALcazar Residence of many generations of kings and caliphs. The last moorish domain to fall during the reconquest The Alhambra's Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court.And was taken by the christians in 1942. Art Art 1st century BC to 4th century AC Roman Influence Medieval Art 13th - 16th century Renaissance 16th century Baroque 17th-18th century Romantic and Modern Art 19th and 20th century Sculptures, mosaics, pottery Gothic architecture, sculpture Architecture, sculpture, painting Architecture, sculpture, painting Sculpture, painting, universal genius PICASSO Church San Salvador in Seville Luis de Vargas Dance Santa Marina de Corobda Flamenco is a passionate and seductive art form Flamenco is presented in many different varieties
-colourful polka-dot dresses
-castanets
-mellow tones of the acoustic guitar FACT
Castanets are not part of true flamenco, they are an element that has been added to enhance the finger snapping. Moors contributed greatly to its unique music and exotic dances. Andalucia is a land where music and dance is just part of everyday life
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