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Spanish Culture and Civilization : News and Pop Culture
Blogger Josh is an English teacher and freelancer writer who has lived in Granada since 2010. He offers advice on everything from adrenaline-pumping activities to try in Spain to general Spanish-learning tips, plus dedicated sections for several other cities.
Ben and Marina are an Anglo-Spanish couple based in Madrid. They created Notes in Spanish to help others learn the real Spanish, the one you don't learn in a classroom. In their blog, you will find articles and podcasts about the Spanish language at different levels.
"The Spanish culture has been represented on numerous occasions in foreign TV and movies. we've created a short list of some of the most absurd, controversial, and in short, laughable representations of Spanish culture and Spain found in pop culture from around the world."
Holidays and Celebrations of Spanish-Speaking Countries
Like America’s “Fresh Air,” this program from Spain covers all sorts of aspects of current culture and politics. Javier Gallego delivers both opinion pieces and long-form interviews that delve deep into sexual politics, justice, the European Union and many other topical themes.
This is the podcast for tango fans, offering up history, interviews, poetry and of course a lot of music. It is produced by Spain’s RTVE, but you are obviously going to hear a lot Argentinian speech. It is hosted by the matter-of-fact but friendly Dimitri Papanikas.