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There’s more to Barcelona than Gaudi

POCKET gardens surrounding the medical pavilions

Barcelona. The Spanish sun, the Medditernean sea, the Catalan artistry, and home to the illustrious architect Antoni Gaudi.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Filpino, Spanish-speaking filmmakers hold forum in World Premieres festival

Instituto Cervantes and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will hold the roundtable discussion between Spanish-speaking and Philippine filmmakers, Off-Hollywood, on July 2, 1:30 p.m., at the Instituto de Cervantes in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Spanish fashion jewelry brand’s Manila store is 29th branch worldwide

UNO DE 50’s business unit head Christine Syjueco, expansion director Jose Luis Pardos, Elizabeth Sy, franchise director Riccardo Ranier, Spanish Embassy consul general Ignacio Perez Cambra

The good news, palangga, is that the Spanish fashion jewelry and accessories brand Uno de 50 has just opened a store at SM Aura Premier in Bonifacio Global City.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Spain honors Laya for role in heritage preservation

AMBASSADOR Jorge Domecq (far right) congratulates Dr. Jaime Laya, before his daughter Dr. Alexandra Zinampan, son-in-law lawyer Mario Zinampan and granddaughter Irene. ALEXIS CORPUZ

He’s one prominent person who never sought recognition, which was why his peers, colleagues and friends welcomed the news that Dr. Jaime C. Laya would be conferred the Orden del Mérito Civil, of the high rank of Commander, Encomienda de Número, by King Juan Carlos I of Spain and the Spanish government, through the Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Jorge Domecq.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

How this Spanish brand thrives on handcrafted jewelry in the fast-fashion era

UNO DE 50’s Jose Luis Pardos (expansion director),MariaMartos (visual trademarketing) and Riccardo Ranierei (franchise director) at the opening of the SMAura store

In a global market saturated with mass-produced accessories, a Spanish jewelry brand is out to thrive by doing exactly the opposite of what every other company is doing: it continues to do everything by hand.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »