SPAIN IN THE WORLD

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...

LATEST NEWS

The 64th edition of the Seminci begins

Valladolid will host one of Spain’s most international film festivals which aims to promote independent cinema   Valladolid will once again become the Spanish capital of independent cinema, with the celebration of the 64th edition of the International Film Week...

National Day of Spain

 GET TO KNOW THE REAL SPAIN From paella to the series Money Heist or from Quixote to Rosalía's latest hits, the Spanish essence is present every day in every corner of the world. But beyond its culture, Spain has consolidated itself as one of the most...

Remembering Spain’s Jewish past

The European Day of Jewish Culture is celebrating its 20th anniversary and to mark this event it has organised various activities, which will take place throughout the month of September, that will cover topics from its 20 years of history. The programme has been...

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