Santiago’s Festival de Músicas Contemplativas in Pictures

By Jeannette Kranick

During Semana Santa the narrow cobblestoned streets of Santiago de Compostela echo with the noise from dozens of Easter processions and ringing church bells.

The Esperanza Procession in Santiago old town.


But Santiago offers more than... Read More

Building Block: Carnaval Parade, Madrid

by Alissa Greenberg

Alcala Gate, Madrid

Vibrant music and parades full of acrobats, days of unchecked partying, costumed groups roaming the streets: that may sound like Mardi Gras, but it is actually that holiday’s kissing cousin, Carnaval. Most famously celebrated... Read More