Embassy of Spain in the United States

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🏌️ 2020 marks 40 years since Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros became the 1st European to win the Masters Tournament. He w...
11/13/2020
Remembering Seve Ballesteros' magnificent Masters triumph

🏌️ 2020 marks 40 years since Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros became the 1st European to win the Masters Tournament. He would go on to win again in 1983, followed by 🇪🇸 José María Olazábal and Sergio Garcia in 1994, 1999, and 2017.

Augusta National is a sporting stage unlike any other.

⏪ #OnThisDay in 1735, Diego de Gardoqui, the 1st ambassador of Spain to the U.S., was born. Gardoqui was key to the Span...
11/12/2020

⏪ #OnThisDay in 1735, Diego de Gardoqui, the 1st ambassador of Spain to the U.S., was born. Gardoqui was key to the Spanish contribution to the American Revolution, developing a distribution system for the supplies and financial support 🇪🇸 would provide to the 🇺🇸.

⏪ #TalDíaComoHoy, en al año 1735, nació Diego de Gardoqui, el primer embajador de España en EE.UU. y un protagonista de la contribución española a la Guerra de Independencia de este país.

ℹ️ Más information, vía The Hispanic Council: bit.ly/2Iv1Etq

11/12/2020
Conociendo a la comunidad sefardí de Seattle

¿Sabías que Seattle tiene una de las comunidades sefardíes más importantes de EE.UU.?

No te pierdas la conversación que mantuvo Miguel de Lucas, director general del Centro Sefarad Israel, esta semana con Doreen Alhadeff, cofundadora de la Seattle Sephardic Network, una red que aúna a la comunidad sefardí de Seattle. ⬇️

En esta conversación hablamos con Doreen Alhadeff, cofundadora de la Seattle Sephardic Network, una red que aúna a la comunidad sefardí de Seattle. Doreen no...

⚠️ Starting on November 23, Spain will require international passengers arriving from high-risk countries to present a n...
11/12/2020

⚠️ Starting on November 23, Spain will require international passengers arriving from high-risk countries to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to their arrival to Spain. This measure will be included in the Health Control Form: spth.gob.es.

➡️ Find additional information from the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs below, or here, in Spanish: boe.es/eli/es/res/2020/11/11/(1).

España exigirá una PCR negativa a los viajeros internacionales procedentes de países de riesgo en las 72 horas previas a...
11/12/2020

España exigirá una PCR negativa a los viajeros internacionales procedentes de países de riesgo en las 72 horas previas a su llegada al país.

⬇️ Consulta las infografías del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación para más información

➡️ Lee el texto oficial de la norma, publicado hoy en el BOE: www.boe.es/eli/es/res/2020/11/11/(1)

#España exigirá una PCR negativa a los viajeros internacionales procedentes de países de riesgo en las 72 horas previas a su llegada al país.

👉 Esta medida se recogerá en el Formulario de #ControlSanitario que los pasajeros deben cumplimentar antes de su entrada a 🇪🇸 y que se podrá solicitar a los viajeros en cualquier momento.

🔗 Acceso al formulario: www.spth.gob.es

⬇ En estas infografías te explicamos el procedimiento y cómo se determinan las zonas de riesgo ⬇

Happy Veterans Day! We are eternally grateful to our veterans and those of our allies, like the United States, who have ...
11/11/2020

Happy Veterans Day! We are eternally grateful to our veterans and those of our allies, like the United States, who have so often worked side-by-side to keep us safe.

Thank you! ¡Gracias!

11/11/2020
Masters Tournament

🏌️ Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros brought home Spain and Europe's 1st Masters title 40 years ago, the 1st of 5 that would be won by Spaniards over the years (later by José María Olazábal and Sergio Garcia).

📺 Tune into the Masters Tournament this week to see if Jon Rahm becomes number 6!

Proud to continue a Spanish legacy that began with Seve Ballesteros.

🎂 Happy 245th birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps! Defense is a key element of Spain-U.S. relations and the transatlantic ...
11/10/2020

🎂 Happy 245th birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps! Defense is a key element of Spain-U.S. relations and the transatlantic relationship, and Spain is happy to have an ally in the United States.

#StrongerTogether

11/10/2020
La Moncloa

🇪🇸🇺🇳 This morning, Spain hosted a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, during which Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez presented "Together for a Strengthened Multilateralism," an initiative co-sponsored by Sweden.

🗣️ P.M. Sánchez: "We celebrate the 75th anniversary of the UN by taking another step to build together the future we want and the United Nations we need. It is time to raise our ambition and join forces to go further. It is the time for the rebirth of multilateralism."

🎥 Full event: youtu.be/TZVWimFX6qs?t=2431

Un mundo más justo, sostenible e igualitario.
Un sociedad que proteja a los más vulnerables.
Más cooperación internacional, multilateralismo y unidad ante a los grandes desafíos globales.

🔸En el 75 aniversario de Naciones Unidas sigamos avanzando en esta dirección.

ℹ️ Declaración conjunta con motivo del 75.º aniversario de las Naciones Unidas en español:https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/presidente/actividades/Documents/2020/101120-DeclaracionConjunta.pdf

#ElFuturoQueQueremos

A more just, sustainable and equal world.
A society that protects the most vulnerable.
More international cooperation, multilateralism and unity in the face of major global challenges.

🔸On the 75th anniversary of Naciones Unidas let's keep moving in this direction.

ℹ️ Joint Statement in English:https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/presidente/actividades/Documents/2020/101120-JointStatement.pdf

#TheFutureWeWant

🌍 "The Spanish utility’s ambitions builds on a goal to make the company emissions free by the end of the decade in Europ...
11/09/2020
Iberdrola Plans $88 Billion of Investment in Energy Transition

🌍 "The Spanish utility’s ambitions builds on a goal to make the company emissions free by the end of the decade in Europe, putting it at the vanguard of energy companies embracing ambitious goals for zeroing out fossil fuel pollution."

Bloomberg Green on Iberdrola ⬇️

Iberdrola SA will invest 75 billion euros ($88 billion) through 2025, part of a program to triple its renewable energy capacity by the end of the decade and take advantage of a shift toward cleaner forms of energy.

🇪🇸 Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez:
11/09/2020

🇪🇸 Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez:

11/06/2020
Spanish Legacy in the United States

🇪🇸🇺🇸 How much do you know about Spain’s long-lasting impact on the U.S.? From language and architecture to symbols and food, Spain's imprint can be found in every corner of the United States.

📲 Find out more at spainintheusa.org!

'Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain' will be on display at the Meadows Museum in Dallas through Janu...
11/04/2020

'Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain' will be on display at the Meadows Museum in Dallas through January 10!

🎟️ Get your tickets: bit.ly/38aNKHH
ℹ️ More information: bit.ly/32fAUnT

‘La gran historia del valenciano Guastavino, el arquitecto de Nueva York’ ⬇️
11/03/2020
La gran historia del valenciano Guastavino, el arquitecto de Nueva York

‘La gran historia del valenciano Guastavino, el arquitecto de Nueva York’ ⬇️

El creador a quien ‘The New York Times’ llamó “el arquitecto de Nueva York”… era de Valencia. Cúpulas grandiosas, edificios ignífugos, amores secretos y pasiones hedonistas jalonaron a finales del siglo XIX y principios del XX la vida de este personaje sin par.

🌐 Learn more about Spain's commitment to the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary o...
11/02/2020

🌐 Learn more about Spain's commitment to the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 ⬇️

🥣 Soup weather is upon us! Warm up this week with some homemade Spanish lentil soup (lentejas). To make this simple & de...
11/02/2020

🥣 Soup weather is upon us! Warm up this week with some homemade Spanish lentil soup (lentejas).

To make this simple & delicious Spanish classic, all you'll need is lentils, chorizo, garlic, onion, potato, carrot, paprika, olive oil & salt.

Recipe ➡️ f52.co/2RWgJE0

🎃 What is Halloween like in Spain? We celebrate All Saints Day (tomorrow) and have our very own set of traditions to go ...
10/31/2020
5 different ways to celebrate Halloween in Spain

🎃 What is Halloween like in Spain? We celebrate All Saints Day (tomorrow) and have our very own set of traditions to go with it!

Learn more ⬇️

Ever wondered if Halloween is celebrated in Spain? While the religious observance of All Saints Day has traditionally dominated Spanish…

🎃 #DidYouKnow that Spain is the 2nd largest pumpkin producer in the EU? 👻 Happy #Halloween!
10/31/2020

🎃 #DidYouKnow that Spain is the 2nd largest pumpkin producer in the EU?

👻 Happy #Halloween!

The Spanish language continues to grow:🌍 585 million Spanish speakers worldwide (5 million more than in 2019)🥈 Language ...
10/30/2020

The Spanish language continues to grow:

🌍 585 million Spanish speakers worldwide (5 million more than in 2019)
🥈 Language with the 2nd most native speakers in the world
🥉3rd most widely used language on the Internet and at the United Nations
📚 More than 22 millon people study Spanish
➡️ More from Global Spain: bit.ly/320bhaD

"Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s feature about a mother in Spain whose son disappears is a compelling and unsettling character study...
10/29/2020
‘Madre’ Review: A Tense Depiction of a Mother Undone

"Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s feature about a mother in Spain whose son disappears is a compelling and unsettling character study."

Spanish film "Madre" is reviewed by Glenn Kenny in The New York Times ⬇️

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s feature about a mother in Spain whose son disappears is a compelling and unsettling character study.

10/28/2020
Studying in the Time of COVID: The Impact on Latinos and Education

▶️ Rewatch "Studying in the Time of COVID: The Impact on Latinos & Education," today's virtual forum with the Líderes Hispanos Association, Octavio Hinojosa, Dania Matos, Felipe Agredano, Veronica de la Garza, and Patsy Sanchez. Thank you all for a great conversation!

The Embassy of Spain and the Líderes Hispanos Association held a special joint national virtual forum on the topic: "Studying in the Time of COVID: The Impac...

Join us and the Líderes Hispanos Association tomorrow at 12 PM EST for a virtual national forum: "Studying in the Time o...
10/27/2020

Join us and the Líderes Hispanos Association tomorrow at 12 PM EST for a virtual national forum: "Studying in the Time of COVID: The Impact on Latinos and Education."

🎟️ RSVP: bit.ly/3dQPree

🇪🇸🇺🇸 #OnThisDay in 1795, the Treaty of San Lorenzo, or Pinckney's Treaty, was signed by Spain and the United States in E...
10/27/2020

🇪🇸🇺🇸 #OnThisDay in 1795, the Treaty of San Lorenzo, or Pinckney's Treaty, was signed by Spain and the United States in El Escorial, defining the borders between the U.S. and Spanish Florida and Louisiana, and granting the U.S. navigation rights on the Mississippi River.

📸 Treaty (via The Library of Congress) and its negotiators, Manuel Godoy and Thomas Pinckney

⚽ On Saturday, Sergiño Dest became the first American to play in El Clásico, the classic showdown between Real Madrid C....
10/26/2020
An American in El Clásico

⚽ On Saturday, Sergiño Dest became the first American to play in El Clásico, the classic showdown between Real Madrid C.F. and FC Barcelona.

FC Barcelona is set to face Real Madrid in El Clásico on Saturday and — for the first time since the inaugural clash at a horse track in Madrid in 1902 — a U.S. national team player could take part.

In response to the situation surrounding COVID-19, the government of Spain decreed a state of alarm yesterday. Learn mor...
10/26/2020

In response to the situation surrounding COVID-19, the government of Spain decreed a state of alarm yesterday. Learn more ⬇️

📲 La Moncloa, the "Spanish White House," has launched a website about the #EspañaPuede Plan for a solid, sustainable, an...
10/23/2020
La Moncloa. The Recovery, Transformation and Resilience of Spanish Economy Plan [President/News]

📲 La Moncloa, the "Spanish White House," has launched a website about the #EspañaPuede Plan for a solid, sustainable, and inclusive recovery and its 4️⃣ pillars ⬇️

✅ Ecological transition
✅ Digital transformation
✅ Gender equality
✅ Social and territorial cohesion

Spain´s Recovery Plan is founded upon 4 pillars: Ecological Transition, Digital Transformation, Gender Equality as well as Social and Territorial cohesion.

Join us and the Líderes Hispanos Association next Wednesday for a virtual panel: "Studying in the Time of COVID: The Imp...
10/22/2020

Join us and the Líderes Hispanos Association next Wednesday for a virtual panel: "Studying in the Time of COVID: The Impact on Latinos and Education."

🎟️ RSVP: bit.ly/3dQPree
📅 October 28, 12 PM EST

Spain at the Latin Billboards Awards tonight:🏆 Rosalía: nominated for Female Artist of the Year & Latin Pop Song of the ...
10/21/2020

Spain at the Latin Billboards Awards tonight:

🏆 Rosalía: nominated for Female Artist of the Year & Latin Pop Song of the Year
🏅 Enrique Iglesias: honored with Billboard Top Latin Artist of All Time Award, nominated for Latin Pop Solo Artist of the Year
🎤 Performance by Pablo Alborán
🗣 Red carpet host: Natalia Jimenez

"My brother always acts so ridiculous - it gives me vergüenza ajena!"In Spanish, "ajeno" refers to something that is som...
10/20/2020

"My brother always acts so ridiculous - it gives me vergüenza ajena!"

In Spanish, "ajeno" refers to something that is someone else's, but is also used in expressions like "vergüenza ajena," or "secondhand embarrassment."

Learn more ➡️ bit.ly/untranslatablespanishwords

🏆 American conductor, composer, and musician John Williams, Belgian-American physicist Ingrid Daubechies, and Harvard Un...
10/19/2020

🏆 American conductor, composer, and musician John Williams, Belgian-American physicist Ingrid Daubechies, and Harvard University economist Dani Rodrik were among this year's Princess of Asturias Laureates for the Arts, Technical and Scientific Research, and Social Sciences, respectively.

👏 Congratulations!

🍿 Stay in this weekend with one of these 9 Spanish series available on Netflix! ⬇️
10/16/2020
9 Spanish Series on Netflix to Watch Out For

🍿 Stay in this weekend with one of these 9 Spanish series available on Netflix! ⬇️

Spanish fiction is gaining popularity all over the world. If you want to find out why, check out this list of 9 Spanish shows available on…

10/16/2020
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🏗️ Spanish company Saica Group has broken ground on their new 350,000 square foot cardboard manufacturing plant in Hamilton, Ohio. Their U.S. expansion represents a $72 million investment and the initial expected creation of 64 new jobs in the region ⬇️

Saica Group held the official groundbreaking ceremony for their new advanced manufacturing facility being built in Enterprise Park in Hamilton. The state-of-the-art 350,000-square-foot facility is part of a $72 Million investment, the largest foreign direct investment project this year in the entire Cincinnati region. #MadeInHamilton

More information: https://www.saica.com/en/communication/saica-group-announces-first-us-location-in-southwest-ohio/

The Instituto Cervantes's annual report was presented today in Madrid, including the latest figures concerning the Spani...
10/15/2020

The Instituto Cervantes's annual report was presented today in Madrid, including the latest figures concerning the Spanish language worldwide. #DidYouKnow...

🌎 585 million people speak Spanish (7.5% of the world's population)
🧑‍🏫 22 million people study Spanish
🗣️ Spanish is the mother tongue of almost 489 million people

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2375 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC
20037

The closest Metro station to the Embassy is Foggy Bottom on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. Metrobus lines 31, 32, 36, 38B, D5, and the Circulator have stops close to the Embassy.

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Spain and the U.S. A Long and Fruitful Relationship

The official relationship between Spain and the U.S. stretches back nearly to the very beginning of the United States as a country. Today we enjoy a multifaceted relationship encompassing strong ties in defense, culture, history, education, and trade.

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