What is Spanish Legacy? It is a private initiative that has the support of institutions, companies and people of good will committed to the bilateral relations between Spain and the U.S.
In our past are our links, should not have them, in our present is the basis of our future links. The understanding of history is as a way to understand our past, present and future.
SPANISH LEGACY tries to locate and enhance each point of historical significance such as thread and cultural framework.
The main objective of SPANISH LEGACY is the promotion of universal understanding between the Spanish society and the North-American.
To accomplish this, Spanish Legacy uses all the resources available in the Educational, Cultural, Political and Social levels; mainly making use of Cultural Diplomacy as a key to the transmission of forms, customs, traditions and knowledge of both societies.
This Human Capital is the essence of the initiative; it makes it advance and grow in all types of grounds, such as the educational, the cultural, the political as well as the social fields.
It is primarily aimed at the grass-roots, by and for them. In its foundation lays the desire of knowledge for diversity, the curious exploration of the acknowledged and the building of the necessary bridges to connect both.
Organize events like a retrieval to explain and bring the two cultures together (conferences, symposia, exhibitions, art and history, gastronomic weeks, among many).
Facilitate agreements between universities as a means to reach students, teachers and families; the rich human potential that lies within the exchange and cultural immersion of a different country and friend.
Assist institutions in their promotion, communication and associations.
Promote and encourage any remaining embers of the previous relations and based on them, inspire them a series of ideas and projects in order to lighten up the flame of understanding. SPANISH LEGACY come from an entrepreneurial base that gives enough freedom to develop programs that are being accomplished.
Unlike projects that rely on donations and volunteers, our system does not lengthen development times. This means that we basing autonomy in generating framed products and services in line with the socio-cultural development.
Sale of unique products, development of audiovisual and educational, cultural applications for smartphones, publications, stories, books and novels, etc.., Are examples of the great support with which to shape all projects and activities.
Similarly, SPANISH LEGACY, whenever possible, fixes agreements “Finders” with companies and corporations who want to be implemented in the market. The produces obtained in these agreements can provide economic resources to projects. In this way, all parties become beneficiates, as companies and organizations benefit greatly on Image and Social corporate responsibility, and Spanish Legacy obtains the resources it requires.
News // In this section you can learn about our latest projects and our collaborations preserving our great legacy. Enjoy!
Bernardo de Gálvez was born and brought up in the Axarquía, and was responsible for winning one of the key naval battle of the American War of Independence
The U.S. Senate has just given the OK to hang on its walls a portrait of Bernardo de Galvez. Who? Bernardo de Galvez, the cheerful and humble Spaniard who was Governor of Louisiana, Viceroy of New Spain, Commander in Chief of the Caribbean fleet, which included the French navy, and one of the biggest heroes of the American Revolutionary War.
The application for recognition of this Spanish military has come to the Congress after being unanimously supported in Florida
The appointment of Bernardo de Gálvez and honorary citizen of the United States for his role as a hero of the war of independence has addressed its straight end with the arrival of the request to the American Continue reading
The Picasso exhibit at the St. Augustine Visitors Center, because of its popularity, has been extended for three more months through Aug. 11.