Hispanic Culture Blog

By the end of each quarter, you are going to work with an upperclassman to write a blog post about any of these cultural topics below. If you come up with another idea, please let me know so we can discuss it. I am open to other suggestions!

In your final blog post, you have a lot of freedom to make it your own. However, I will be looking for these things:

  1. At least 3 trustworthy sources for your information
  2. At least 3 pictures
  3. The whowhat, where, when, and why of your topic.

QUARTER 1: People

QUARTER 2: Traditions

QUARTER 3: Literature

QUARTER 4: Topic of Your Choice

Here are some ideas to get you started:

Spanish Festivals

Reyes Magos
Semana Santa
Feria de Abril
Salamanca Fair
Las Fallas
Las Hogueras
Pamplona: Running of the bulls
Music Festivals
Malaga Fair
Unusual Fiestas in Spain

Routes through Spain

Bike Routes Through Spain Different Routes of the Camino de Santiago

Summer in Spain

What to Do in Granada This Summer
What to Do in Marbella This Summer
What to Do in Madrid This Summer
What to Do in Malaga This Summer

Spanish Movies

Film Festivals
Spanish Directors
Spanish Films
Spanish Actors

Spanish Characters & Symbols

Characters Symbols

Spanish Literature

Miguel de Cervantes
Federico García Lorca
Fernando de Rojas
Lope de Vega
Miguel de Unamuno
Luis de Góngora
Antonio Machado
“Generation of ’27”
Female Authors

Spanish Dance

Spanish Dance History Flamenco Dance

Spanish Music

Spanish Music History
Spanish Singers
Flamenco Guitar

Spanish Sports

Real Madrid vs Atlético de Madrid (Derby)
Traditional Sports in Spain
Spain’s Passion for Soccer
Spaniards, key players in the NBA
Spanish soccer players and coaches
Sports We’re Great At

Spanish News

Spanish Newspapers

Spanish Food

Spanish Eating Customs
Authentic Spanish Recipes
Spanish Rice
History of Spanish Food
Tortilla Española

Spanish Drinks

Sangría Recipe
Horchata Recipe
Spanish Wine
Spanish Beer

Spanish Artists

El Greco
Diego Velázquez
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
Francisco Goya
Pablo Picasso
Juan Gris
Salvador Dalí
Joan Miró
Joaquin Sorolla

Spanish Paintings

Las Meninas
El 3 de Mayo
Pinturas Negras

Spanish Architects

Antonio Gaudi
Santiago Calatrava
Enric Miralles
Rafael Moneo
Ricardo Bofill

Famous Spanish Buildings

Sagrada Familia
Guggenheim Bilbao
Museo Reina Sofia
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias


Some more here!!