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  1. SHAPES, SYMBOLS AND COLOURS ALONG THE CENTURIES IN MY HOMELAND

  2. RED and YELLOW are the colours of the Spanish flag

  3. RED to honour those who gave their lives for their homeland YELLOW refers to the sun, source of life

  4. RED AND YELLOW WERE ALREDAY USED IN THE PREHISTORIC PAINTINGS OF ALTAMIRA – SANTANDER – SPAIN. 15th century B.C

  5. RED also means courage. It’s the colour representing the Spanish teams in sports.

  6. FOLLOW THE RED ONE is the slogan of the Spanish National Team in the next South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup

  7. RED is also the colour that represents Spain in other sports.

  8. REDIS THE COLOUR OF LOS SAN FERMINES, THE MOST INTERNATIONAL SPANISH FIESTA

  9. FIRE HAS A SACRED MEANINGIN THE SPANISHCULTURE. MANY FIESTAS ARE DEVOTEDTO IT.

  10. BLUE represents the sky and the good weather. BLUEalso refers to the sea and the seafaring spirit of Spanish people

  11. STONE, THE TRADITIONAL MATERIAL USED IN MONUMENTS AND BUILDINGS. THE SUN TURNS IT GOLDEN AT SUNSET

  12. THE CATHEDRAL - SALAMANCA

  13. THE HOLY WEEK IS THE MOST POPULAR RELIGIOUS TRADITION IN SPAIN Painting by Sorolla 1887

  14. ART PROMOTING PEACE GUERNICA –Symbolizing the war- by Pablo Picasso

  15. Dove of Peace PICASSO

  16. An animal stands out in the Spanish culture THE BULL

  17. THE BULL REPRESENTS BRAVERY AND FORCE

  18. Don Quixote and Sancho Panza –Cervantes’ novel protagonists– are probably those who best symbolize the Spanish character, DREAMER AND REALISTIC

  19. ORANGE WAS THE COLOUR TO PUBLICIZE SPAIN 1982 FIFA WORLD CUP

  20. ORANGE BOTH THE COLOUR AND THE FRUIT EVOKES THEIR HOMELAND TO SPANISH PEOPLE

  21. AZAHAR, THE FLOWER OF THE ORANGE TREE, REMINDS THE BEAUTIFUL ARAB WORDS USED IN THE SPANISH LANGUAGE.

  22. GUITARRA BOTIJO ABANICO THREE USEFUL THINGS TO ENJOY THE LONG AND HOT SUMMER IN SPAIN

  23. THE SHELL, SYMBOL OF EL CAMINO DE SANTIAGO, THE MEDIEVAL ROAD CROSSING EUROPA TO ARRIVE IN SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

  24. FLAMENCO IS THE MOST KNOWN SPANISH DANCE