Category Archives: Videos

Street Artists in Madrid

Madrid is a city where you can be part of an art safari. It is also a city where anonymous artists leave creative traces in doors and walls. Nothing different from any other city in the world, in fact. What makes … Continue reading

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Sergio Sanz at the piano in VillaJardines

Last friday, June 7th, a bunch of friends enjoyed a glass of wine and an improvised piano concert at VillaJardines. The singer songwriter Sergio Sanz played some of his compositions in a very relaxed atmosphere. This is the sound of Madrid. We … Continue reading

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A new Puerta del Sol?

In October 2013 Madrid Think Tank will launch an international contest to improve our dearest Puerta del Sol. The initiative seeks a full intervention in this space, affecting both the square and its surroundings, its scattered elements and the access roads. The Puerta … Continue reading

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Real horses in the old stables and a carriage-driver Marchioness

The advertising company TeamWorks, part of the communication group Nine to Five, chose VillaJardines in May 2013 for a TV commercial for one of their international clients. The commercial involves real horses in some of Madrid’s most iconic places and they … Continue reading

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Villajardines in the FNAC spot (2006)

In 2006 the FNAC commissioned Spanish film director Achero Mañas to film a commercial for cinemas. Achero Mañas beautifully presented in this spot the need and the joy of communication among humans, making use of technological language to describe emotions. In this moving … Continue reading

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Museum of Architecture and Design in the Art Triangle

The Paseo del Prado shall host another museum, close to CaixaForum, the Prado, the Thyssen and the Reina Sofía museums, among many others. According to El Pais, Argentinean architect Emilio Ambasz has decided to locate his Museum of Art, Architecture and … Continue reading

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Perez the Mouse

Created in 1894, Perez the Mouse has become a reference for Spanish-speaking children. It is the equivalent of the tooth fairy in the Anglo world. It originated in the late 19th century when the young Alfonso XIII, being 8 years … Continue reading

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