Spain Current Affairs, GK & News

FITUR International Travel Exhibition

The International Tourism Fair or the FITUR travel exhibition is being held in Madrid, Spain for five days. India participated in the exhibition. The tourism fair is one of the most important tourism exhibitions in the world. FITUR means Feria Internacional del Turismo. Background After COVID, the tourism sector has been facing a huge downfall. ..

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New Gender Reform Laws of Spain and Scotland

Scotland and Spain have recently passed gender reform laws to make it easier for individuals to change their legally registered gender without requiring any medical supervision. About Spain’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill The new Spanish law requires minors aged 12 and 13 years to receive the judge’s authorization to change their gender. Those minors aged ..

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Madrid Open 2022- Highlights

The 2022 Madrid Open was a professional tennis tournament that was organized from 28th April to 8th Amy 2022. It was played on the outdoor clay courts at Park Manzanares, Madrid, Spain. This tournament was sponsored by Mutua, the largest insurance company of Spain. The recently played tournament is which edition of this tournament? This ..

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Red-orange Sahara Dust Storm

A powerful storm system brought dust from the Sahara Desert to southern Europe. AEMET, the Spanish state meteorology agency named the storm system Celia. Impact of the dust storm A thick layer of dust covered Spain and Portugal and turned the skies red-orange. The air quality degraded and a layer of mud accumulated in countries ..

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Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro Park added to World Heritage List

Buen Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado of Madrid, Spain have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Highlights With this announcement the total number of World Heritage Sites in Spain goes up to 49 which is the third-highest globally only after Italy and China. Before the addition of these two sites none of the ..

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World Book and Copyright Day: April 23

Every year the World Book and Copyrights Day is celebrated on April 23 by UNESCO. UNESCO is United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. This year, to celebrate the World Book and Copyright Day, UNESCO has created “Bookface Challenge”. About World Book and Copyrights Day The first World Book and Copyrights Day was celebrated in ..

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