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Exhibition of the stories of the Grimm brothers at the Centro Conde Duque

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Exhibition of Tales of the Grimm brothers at Centro Conde Duque in Madrid

Do you know that in December the 200th anniversary of the publication of the first book of stories of the brothers Grimm?

Because of this, now you can see a exhibition of the stories of the Grimm brothers at Count Duke Center from Madrid, until November 30.

Actually it is an exhibition of great drawings made by the artist José Manuel Esteban, now known for his humorous drawings in The reason and in the Seville newspaper.

Without doubt the best time to visit this exhibition, ideal for families, it is during the weekend, when throughout the day they take place theatrical visits that in a pleasant and participatory way for children, allows them travel for the most famous tales of the Grimm brothers.

Jacob and Wilhem published their first collection of short stories at the end of 1812, a book called Children's stories and home, which over the years have been translated into 160 different languages.

The Grimm worked for ten years to compile the stories, and over time they were adding new stories, adding up to 210 stories in the entire collection.

The Grimm brothers' stories They are based on ancient Germanic poetry, although some of them are of Italian and French origin. In any case, it is considered as the most famous and widely spread German language book.

The manuscript copies of this book were included in 2005 in the Memory of the World Prorrama of the Unesco.

In the Exhibition of the Conde Duque Center You can see drawings of tales as popular in the world as Snow White, the Pied Piper, the Musicians of Bremen, Little Red Riding Hood, the Brave Tailor, Cinderella or Hansel and Gretel.

Currently, in your tourist trip to Germany you can tour the German Route of Fairy Talessouth of Berlin.

This tourist route part of Hanau, town where the Grimm brothers were born, and passes through other key places in his life, such as Steinau, Marburg or Kassel, capital of the route. One of the key places on the route is Sababurg, where the Sleeping Beauty Castle.

The Visiting hours of the exhibition of the stories of the Grimm brothers they are, from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5.30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Sundays and holidays, from 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The admission is free.

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