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Google Commemorates the Bicentenary at the Museo del Prado with a ‘Doodle’ Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Today, 19th November, the Museo Nacional del Prado celebrates its 200th Anniversary, and Google, the most popular search engine on the Internet, has devoted its ‘doodle’ to the Museum.

This doodle can be seen on Google’s homepage in more than 30 countries.

Furthermore, the Prado’s social media channels have published a promotional video to inform the Museum’s followers about the transformations that this cultural institution has undergone over the last 200 years, whilst the Museum has also set up the initiative #yoamoelPrado

Furthermore, Javier Camarena has congratulated the Museo del Prado on its anniversary

Google Commemorates the Bicentenary at the Museo del Prado with a ‘Doodle’

The Museo del Prado opened its doors for the first time on 19th November 1819 with just 311 paintings by Spanish artists. Today it exhibits more than 1,150 works on its walls, having become one of the most important cultural institutions in the world. Google, the most popular search engine on the Internet, has devoted its homepage ‘doodle’ to the Museum, providing a link to the Prado’s web page.

This ‘doodle’, created by Mass Appeal, can be seen on the Google homepage in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Holland, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and Venezuela.

Followers of the official Instagram, Twitter and Facebook channels of the Museo del Prado will also be able to enjoy a promotional video that offers an entertaining insight into the Prado’s history, whilst also being able to share their experiences with the hashtag #yoamoelPrado

Javier Camarena, who is considered to be one of the leading tenors of the moment, has dedicated a traditional Mexican song, “Las mañanitas”, to the Prado in order to celebrate its 200th Anniversary.

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