SPAIN IN THE WORLD

A world reference in LGBTI rights

In the 1970’s in Spain who could have imagined, that in the following decades the country was going to move forward in leaps and bounds in terms of equality and LGBTI rights. From the first Gay Pride demonstration in Barcelona in 1977 to the celebration of...

A full, consolidated democracy

  Spain is a full, consolidated and modern democracy which gained this status in record time. Due to a tendency of being overly critical, we have forgotten to demonstrate what we have achieved, together as a nation. A country which forty years ago had to shake...

Spanish health, the best in the world

The Mediterranean diet and the good climate in Spain are undoubtedly two of the most recognised features of the country and a lure for millions of visitors each year. Along with  a sound, efficient health system, they are the keys which have turned us into one of the...

A tolerant, open society

  One of the most unique features of Spanish society is its capacity to integrate that which is different: Spain has changed in record time from being a homogeneous country, with no external immigration, to becoming one of the main receivers of immigrants in the...

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Spaniards who have made history in international awards

Rosalía has become the first singer in Spain to win an MTV Video Music Award, the most coveted prize in the world for the best video clips of the year. Like her, other Spaniards have been pioneers in winning international awards such as Oscars, Grammys, the Palme...

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