Shanghai, June 9th
Immerse in the vibrant Spanish culture at Olé! Spanish Culture Day. Join us for a day of art, music, football, food and more!
Olé! Spanish Culture Day is an extraordinary event that showcases the captivating culture of Spain. Organized by students from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, with the support of Sino-Spanish Campus, this celebration will take place at the Siping Campus of Tongji University. Join the event for a day filled with excitement and immersion in the vibrant world of Spanish culture. Experience the rhythmic beats of flamenco dance, marvel at captivating art exhibitions, savor the flavors of authentic tapas, and engage in interactive Spanish learning sessions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to celebrate and explore the richness of Spanish traditions, flavors, and artistry. Mark your calendar and join us for an unforgettable cultural celebration!
15:00 – 15:10 Event Introduction
15:10 – 19:00 Activity Stands (Photobooth, Flamenco, Art, Football, Learn Spanish)
17:00 – 18:00 Tapas Contest
18:00 – 19:00 BBQ and Socializing
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of flamenco and learn the art of this passionate dance. Discover the rhythmic footwork, intricate hand movements, and expressive body language that define flamenco. Let the music guide you as you learn the basic steps and experience the vibrant energy of this iconic Spanish dance form.
Embark on an exciting journey into the world of Spanish football. Test your skills and agility as you take on thrilling football challenges. From precision passes to pinpoint shots, experience the thrill and excitement of Spanish football firsthand. Join us and show off your football prowess!
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Spanish language at our Learn Spanish stand. Join our enthusiastic Spanish students as they guide you through the basics of the language in a fun and interactive way. From essential phrases to cultural insights, discover the joy of speaking Spanish. Take home handy guides and resources to continue your language journey beyond the event.
Unleash your creativity and explore the vibrant world of Spanish art. Take inspiration from iconic Spanish painters as you create your own masterpieces. Discover the unique styles and techniques that define Spanish art and let your imagination run wild in this artistic journey.
Outcomes & Planning
On June 9th took place the Olé! Spanish Culture Day in Shanghai, a festival that transmitted the best of Spanish art, gastronomy, music and culture. More than 700 attendees of all nationalities were able to take a little piece of Spain with them.
This event was only possible thanks to the Sino-Spanish Campus and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, to Tongji University for hosting this event, to Xavier Ferré for all the support and great work at the head of the SSC, to Laura Millan for the help and inspiration, to all the students of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid for managing and organising the event, to ICEX for sealing this event, and to the 25 Spanish partner brands.
Special mention to Regino and Marcos who helped one of the main organisers (Pablo Rabadán).
The end . . . or not?
Though this blog is wrapping up, the journey is far from over. I am thrilled to announce that there are many more exciting events on the horizon. Your presence, your energy, and your enthusiasm would make each event even more special.
Please stay connected, keep an eye out for our updates, and always know that you are a cherished part of this ever-evolving story. Here’s to many more memories, shared smiles, and unforgettable experiences. Until we meet again…