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Movida Española

The term "nightlife" appears in most dictionaries of the world, however, this pairing of Castilian taken as synonymous slang "Movida" suggests how typical life of fun.

However, if we look at the origin of this word refers to the special atmosphere of vitality in the cultural and artistic dynamism and especially intellectual who began to characterize Spain since the early eighties, after the dark years experienced by the country under the regime of Francisco Franco, who died in 1975, and still somehow has made an impact at night.


The nightlife in Madrid appeared in origin, was called Movida Madrileña and then moved to other cities in Spain thanks to socialist politicians, including the mayor of Madrid; and nights in Madrid were very moved, not only because young people could finally go out and fill the streets and squares, but also because he started regular traffic and consumption of drugs and new types of underground music; Madrid after the end of the artistic movement has remained one of the busiest in the world and as one of the most famous party still has different rates.


Soon nightlife moves to Valencia, and although it did not impact on the capital, did get into nightly life call Movement Valencia, known as Ruta Destroy or Route bakalao, was the most important movement that was partying undergroung in clubs of Valencia, with punk and funk and many other powerful drugs, it was a wild way to the premises of Valencia who lived one end. This move has left consequences that still remain in the nightlife of Valencia.

La Movida Voguesa was a surprise, since it was established in the same period as that of Madrid, but in Vigo, a city best known for its artistic and cultural vein, a much more musical and aesthetic movement, many concerts at bars the historical center, in a period of extreme economic and social crisis for the city.


La Mancha Movement, characterizes the life of the city of Puertollano in the 80s, it was a movement much more focused on the arts, culture, and released many artists, such as film director Pedro Almodovar; many festivals of the time are seamlessly integrated with the heart of the city and are still in force.

He was given political support at all these movements to give the image of a Spain finally freed from a dictatorship that lasted 40 years.


Written by Eurodesk Qualified Multiplier, Ayuntamiento de Alaquás

Közzétéve: p., 20/11/2015 - 09:08

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