Thing to do: Campo Cebada fest

Summer in the city and temperatures keep rising!!

During this week the Campo de Cebada festival is taking place in La Latina.

This is a free culture fest that features circus, films, music, poetry, dancing and many other art performances.

It is held at the community free space located at Pza Cebada 4.

Also a good way to support artists and learn how to manage talent in different ways.

Come and enjoy!!


Where: Pza Cebada 4

When: till Friday 10th july

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Thing to do: Fescinal

Now that the summer is here we will be again at the summer cinemas, one the most traditional one’s is Fescinal, the summer cinema fest at Parque de la Bombilla.


As in previous years the artistic content of this activity is formed on one side programming over 200 films spanning all genres and types of film, and many other various activities that will take place every week as meetings with directors and actors of Spanish cinema. Also the drive in Cinema, or the cinema for children or even the original version movies.

The structure of “double program” on two screens lets you choose, every night the movies you prefer between more than 3 or 4 titles scheduled in continuous session.

Come and enjoy !!


When: Till 25th September

Where: Bombilla park, Valladolid Av.

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Thing to do: LGBT pride fest

Couldn’t miss the day to talk a little on the LGBT Pride fest.

Madrid hosts this huge party from 1st to 5th July. Parades, parties, live music, art performances and sports, all together around downtown and, of course, Chueca district!!


This festival has become the most popular of Spain growing from small protest demonstrations in the 80’s to the big event it is today. LGBT Pride festival is open to everyone (children, youth, seniors, barium neighbors and visitors from all over the world) with a multi-ethnic and cultural diversity that reflects today’s society. Thus it was born the “Pride, an example of coexistence.”

MADO organizers have designed a comprehensive program of activities both for residents of Chueca, to the hundreds of visitors and tourists who come around in these days. In recent years the Pride celebrations in Madrid have come to gather more than two million participants!!!

Come and enjoy downtown !!

When: 1-5 July

Where: Chueca district

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Thing to do: Designing 007

Today we bring you a nice plan.

We are enthusiastic on the exhibition “Designing 007: Fifty years of Bond Style,” a multimedia experience with original gadgets, unique clothes, models, storyboards, film clips and their most iconic objects.

Bond is one of our favorite icons, “the” superagent, no one comes close to Bond…:-) We still recall how astonished we stared at the tv with those films like Moonraker and all the futuristic gadgets.

007The sample covers 50 years of James Bond films, especially looking at the design and style of the series and of creation behind the scenes, like music, cars, fashion or technology through these five decades. This exhibit will show all the creative work behind the cinematic icon, focusing on British exuberance brand from the most emblematic saga of the world. From ‘007 against Dr. No’ in 1962 to Skyfall in 2012. More than 500 objects and environmental recreations of the 23 films that make up the famous film franchise.

The sample consists of documents, models, weapons, prototypes, scripts, music, original photographs and excerpts from films, along with a large selection of costumes and accessories that wore both James and his famous Bond girls.

Can’t really miss the chance to see James again !!!


When: From May 8 to August 30, 2015, from 10-20 hours.

Where: Fernan Gomez-Centro Cultural de la Villa (Plaza Colón 4, Madrid)

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Thing to do: Spiro live concert

A great plan for today will be a live concert.

What about a good different music, in a beautiful venue, at downtown, tonight…once you enjoyed the music, enjoy the walk in and out of the Caixa forum !!


Madrid downtown is a great place for night walks, and even more after some relaxing music by Spiro.

Tonight begins the summer concerts at Caixaforum, and the first one features Spiro. This band redefines the traditional English music with his unique blend of traditional melodies of Northumbria (North East England) and minimalist music.

With their two albums and an enthusiastic audience, the approach to their music is unique, impressive and it seems impossible, until you see them.


Come and enjoy!!


When: June 25th, 10pm

Where: CaixaForum, Paseo del Prado 36

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Thing to do: Movies at Mecal

Some films and short movies for today !!

Mecal Rooftop film fest begun on Thursday, 4th  June, short films from past editions of Mecal Air BCN are being screened.


We love shorts, sometimes it is difficult to access short films as there is very little presence on tv, and sometimes it is even difficult to find on the internet. Mecal Rooftop is committed to share these short films and along with the atmosphere of the Hotel Silken terrace will make really enjoyable the hot summer nights of Madrid.

This Mecal edition pays tribute to the stars and the brave who decide to get involved, with a section dedicated to short films in the highest cosmological theme!!


Come and enjoy the films and the night sky!!!

When: Every Thursday June and July 2015, from 20h30 until 2 am. Free Entrance.

Where: On the terrace of the Hotel Silken Puerta America

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Thing to do: Cat’s Market

You know how we like to hang around flea markets…

Today we will take you to the Cat’s Flea Market, this is a market located in different emblematic buildings in Madrid.

It brings new designers and clothing, fabrics, accessories, jewelery, art, antiques, furniture, babies and children, collectibles, floral art… and gastronomy (wine, food … Italian for this edition !!)
This market offers monthly a selection of designers, craftsmanship and artists. Featuring their vintage clothing, culinary deli…

Come and enjoy the market!!


When: June 18th-21st, 11am to 10pm

Where: The Palace Hotel

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