Culture in a box
A Spring Day Project
Your flag?
This is the Spanish
 Its colours are red
and yellow
A symbol of your country
The castañuelas
The “castañuelas” are a Spanish
percussion instrument. They are
used in Andalusian folklore.
Tapping both castanets together
with your hands, sound is created.
Many registers can be achieved
by moving your fingers in various
Where are you?
Spain is in the south-west of Europe. Its
borders are the Bay of Biscay, the
Mediterranean sea, the North Atlantic
Ocean and the Pyrenees. It borders with
France and Portugal.
How’s the climate?
The temperature in Spain is, in the
interior, hot in the summer and very cold
in the winter. On the coast, in winter it is
less cold and more humid that in the
interior, and in summer it is hotter.
Capital / population
The capital of Spain
is Madrid.
 The population of
Spain is 40.217.413
Greetings in your language
Good morning = Buenos días
 Good afternoon= Buenas tardes
 Good night = Buenas noches
 How are you? = ¿Cómo estás?
A landscape that you love
In Spain there are
beautiful beaches
and impressive
mountains. In
summer you can
relax in one of our
warm beaches. In
winter you can
amuse yourself
A product of your country
The wine is a typical
Spanish drink. There
are many types of
 It is good to drink a
glass of wine with
meals. Doctors
recommend it!
A recipe from your country
2 c Sliced onions
1 Clove garlic; crushed
1 1/2 c Chicken stock
1 c Uncooked white rice
1/2 ts Turmeric ds Pepper
1 1/2 c Cold water
4 md Carrots; diced
1 Sweet red pepper; diced
10 oz Peas; thawed
1 1/2 c Boiling water
2 Tomatoes; cut in eighths Parmesan
cheese; optional
Soften onions and garlic in stock in a
Dutch oven. Add rice, turmeric and
pepper; mixing well. Add remaining
broth and cold water. Bring to a boil,
reduce heat, cover and simmer 20
minutes. In a large skillet, combine
boiling water, carrots, pepper and
peas. Cook until carrots are tender.
Add to vegetable mixture along with
tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes,
covered. Serve sprinkled with
Parmesan, if desired.
A proverb that you like
A quien madruga Dios le ayuda (Those
who get up early are helped by God)
A famous person
Julio Iglesias, whose full name is
Julio Jose Iglesias de la Cueva, was
born in Madrid, in 1943.
In 1968 he had his first success. He
won Benidorm's Festival with the
song ' Life is still the same ‘.
In 1971 he married Isabel Preysler,
of whom he separated in 1975. They
had three children: Chábeli, Julio
Jose and Enrique.
He has recorded songs in many
languages: Spanish, English,
French, German, Italian, Portuguese
and even in Japanese.
In 1983 he was awarded a diamond
record He had sold more than a
hundred million records!

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