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Global Spaniards, Local Heroes

The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Global Spain have launched a new campaign to highlight the work being carried out by anonymous Spaniards around the world, who are  helping to combat the effects of Covid-19   There are approximately 2.6 million...

Celebrating World Book Day in summer

Celebrating World Book Day in the middle of summer and with all the new health and safety protocols in place did not stop Spain from enjoying this special day around the country and supporting the publishing industry   The publishing industry in Spain celebrated...

Don’t stop the music!

  Music festivals have been adapted to guarantee hygiene and safety measures and continue to offer live music in different parts of the country   Summer in Spain is synonymous with good weather, holidays, beaches, swimming pools, travel and also music...

10 years since Spain’s victory in the World Cup

  A decade ago today, a goal by Iniesta led the Spanish national team to victory in South Africa. The 'golden generation' won the World Cup for the first time. We review the main events that led to this legendary triumph:   On the night of 11 July 2010,...

SPAIN IN THE WORLD

Spanish Pride

Spain celebrates the International LGBT+ Pride Day by remembering that we are also celebrating 15 years of same-sex marriage and the enormous progress the Spanish society has made in diversity, respect and security   30 June 2005. After a long journey, the...

Spain’s contribution to sustainability

Today we celebrate Earth Day by highlighting the value of our planet and our country's role in its conservation   The coronavirus has paralyzed the world. A slowdown that, perhaps, can make us reflect on how we treat the planet that welcomes us and how countries...

This Is The Real Spain is the blog of Global Spain to spread the word about the real Spain, with its strengths and challenges within and outside our borders. Readers can find these strengths divided up between our three main pillars: democracy, modernity and citizenship. Because Spain is a modern country in which its citizens are the basis for the spectacular progress made in recent decades. And the 40 years of Constitution which we recently celebrated provide us with the perfect lever to remember these successes. Find out more