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A hui hou, Granada!

STUDENT: DILLON MATHEW-GILMORE PROGRAM: ARCADIA GRANADA, FALL 2019 HOMESCHOOL: HOLLINS UNIVERSITY It was a sunny day.… More

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A hui hou, Granada!

Student Voices July 6, 2020

STUDENT: DILLON MATHEW-GILMORE PROGRAM: ARCADIA GRANADA, FALL 2019 HOMESCHOOL: HOLLINS UNIVERSITY It was a sunny day. We were very excited since our new students were coming to our lovely city. This first point of contact is always important since… More

Bonfires of St. John

Sergio Pajares June 23, 2020

Arcadia students visiting Spain in summer always enjoy their experience not only because they spend their holidays learning Spanish but also because they get immersed in our traditions. Saint John’s Day may be one of the most popular festivals held in… More

The Tarasca & Feast of Corpus Christi

Sergio Pajares June 8, 2020

It is widely recognized that Spain is a country with unique cultural traditions. We love festivities and sharing our free time with our family and friends. Sometimes, weekends are not enough to enjoy our free time. For this reason, in Spain we have what… More

Día de la Cruz in Granada (May 3)

Marta Cabrera May 3, 2020

Every year since 1625, Granada celebrates its Día de la Cruz (“Day of the Cross”) on May 3. Following the tradition, thousands of fresh carnations are used to decorate around 100 different “crosses” all over the city.  Every year, the city hall hosts… More

The City that Offers it All

Student Voices April 27, 2020

STUDENT: EMILY CRUZ-PINEDA PROGRAM: ARCADIA GRANADA, ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020 HOMESCHOOL: ARCADIA UNIVERSITY I remember perfectly the first time I saw Emily at Granada airport. She had just landed in Spain, and her face was a mix of excitement and fear… More

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