National Guests

Alberto Ávila Salazar

Alberto Ávila Salazar

Bachelor in Law and Writer

Madrid. He won the IX Yought Art Award of theMadrid’s Region for the novel «Todo lo que se ve» (Lengua de Trapo), is also author of «Lo que dicen los dioses» (Versátil), «Iluminada» (Eolas) and the poems «El color y la forma» (Sediento). He has participated in several collective essays such as «Cuadernos del abismo», «Homenaje a H.P», «Lovecraft» (Literaturas.com), «De Galatea a Barbie», «Autómatas, robots y otras figuras de la construcción femenina» (Lengua de Trapo), «De Prometeo a Frankenstein», «Autómatas, Ciborgs y otras creaciones más que humanas» (Evohé), «De Orfeo a David Lynch», «Mito simbolismo y recepción» (Escolar y Mayo). He has collaborated with the media such as El País Semanal, Esquire (ed. México), El Estado Mental, Agente Provocador and the magazine Leer.
Andrés Santos

Andrés Santos

Master of Astrology and Tarot

Master of Astrology and Tarot. He studied his Astrology with María Dolores de Pablos. Poet and regular tertuliano of the «Gallo de Oro» in Madrid, where the intellectuals of the city met. Unconditional lover of the Tarot in its three main aspects: study, collecting and oracle orientation. Collaborator and advisor of ASES.

We must also highlight his condition as a disciple of the Marquis of Araciel, famous oculist who spread in Spain «The oracle of Bellini»; and having been a personal friend of Armenteros, oculist and owner of the bookstore of the same name that was, practically, the only establishment dedicated to these subjects in Madrid at the time.

Published in the year 2012 with the publishing house Aldevara «Óleos de silencio. Guía Mística del Tarot».
Anibel

Anibel

Mentalist and magician

Mentalist and magician. Founder and owner of the Magical Crypt of the Spanish capital. This café-theater has been operating since 1987 with illustrious visitors as the best wizard in the world David Copperfield.

Antonio García Rúa

Antonio García Rúa

Card collector and President of ASESCOIN

Antonio E. García Rúa (Madrid) Degree in Biological Sciences, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, he has been a collector of Cards since 1980 and president of ASESCOIN since 1988.
He has numerous publications in the magazine La Sota and with more than twenty decks published. He has lectured on the history and origin of the tarot and the deck throughout Spain.

Blanca Marsillach del Río

Blanca Marsillach del Río

Actress

She was born in 1966 in Barcelona. She is the youngest daughter of Adolfo Marsillach and Teresa del Río. He has an older sister, Cristina Marsillach, also an actress. She makes movies, theater and television and has a theater company.

Share the poster with Christopher Lambert in the movie The Inquisitor (2016). Among his filmography are: «GAL» (2006), «El inquisidor» («Day of Wrath») (2006), «El otro lado de la cama» (2002), «Cosa de brujas» (2002), «Atraco a las 3 … y media» (2002), «La monja alférez» (1986),» La miel del diablo» (1986), «En penumbra» (1986), «Los señores del acero» (1985).

Brighid de Fez

Brighid de Fez

Chirologist, astrologer, numerologist and coach

Chirologist, astrologer, numerologist and coach, with more than 15 years of experience. He has worked for several national media. Recently she has published her work, which has had a great reception: «The magic of the Tarot».

Carmen Eugercios

Carmen Eugercios

Lawyer in exercise

Researcher specialized in the Spanish Administration in the period between the War of Independence and Reign of Isabel II.

Lover of Renaissance and Baroque art, as well as of the Black Novel and the mystery throughout history. Amateur collectors. Restoration of antique furniture.

Frank G. Rubio

Frank G. Rubio

Writer and researcher specialized in occultism, cinema and fantasy literature

Madrid. Es autor de, entre otros libros: “Trece para el Diablo”, una antología de cuentos sobre el Diablo; “Protocolos para un Apocalipsis”, book on Theory of the Conspiracy co-written with Enrique Freire; “La Masonería: cara y cruz; ¿conspiradores o benefactores?”, “La vida en la Luz” by its authorship and another by José Menéndez Manjón; “El Libro de Satán”, co-written with Carlos Aguilar, who has recently published a re-edition, and the book “Donde yace Visnú” (Publising house Manuscritos).

He also collaborated in the book “La Bestia en la gran pantalla: Aleister Crowley y el cine fantástico” (Donostia Kultura, 2010),

published at the Fantastic and Terror Film Festival of San Sebastian. An enthusiast of Crowley’s work for a long time, he also published, more than ten years ago, his acclaimed first anthology of Crowley’s texts, “El Continente Perdido y otros ensayos” (Editorial Valdemar, 2001). He recently published in the same editorial his second anthology of Crowley texts, which contains «The Book of Lies», «Konx Om Pax» and «The Equinox of the Gods». Currently collaborates in “Protesis”, the magazine  “Leer”, “La charca literaria” and “The Global Square” which will comming soon.
Javier Gómez

Javier Gómez

Founder and secretary of the Spanish Association of Collecting and Research of the Playing Card (ASESCOIN)

Founder and secretary of the Spanish association of collecting and research of the card (ASESCOIN). Secretary of ASES, researcher of the General Archive of the Nation in Mexico and Researcher of the National Museum of History of Mexico. He is currently writing a work on «History of divination in Spain through the Spanish Baraja».
Juan de Dios Agudo

Juan de Dios Agudo

Connoisseur, scholar and collector of the Spanish deck

Connoisseur, scholar and collector of the Spanish deck, he has published in the magazine «La Sota» the articles The golds of the deck, Felix Alfaro Fournier and Spanish Barajas of double figures before the twentieth century. He collaborated with The Great Encyclopedia of Spain with the article on the voice entitled «Naipe» and has given lectures at a national level about the card in the political context and about the figure of the manufacturer Fournier. In the year 2000 the Diputación Foral de Álava published his book «Los Naipes de España».

Manuel José Muñoz

Manuel José Muñoz

Specialist in Holosynthesis

He entered the Polytechnic University of Barcelona, ​​where he obtained the University Degree in Industrial Engineering in the specialty of «Energy Techniques». Having completed his training as an Engineer, he began his professional career in the business world, in a company in the province of Barcelona, ​​simultaneously with his studies at «ESADE», an economics and business school, where he obtained an «MBA» (Master in Business Administration). Subsequently, combining it with his activity in the business world, he spent 2 years in the Psychology faculty of the University of Barcelona. While continuing his activity in business management, he conducted courses related to the health and well-being of people: Osteopathic Manipulations, Kinesiology by the association «Touch for Health», Flower Essences (by Bach, Crystals, Australia …), and was combining with her activity as a therapist to finally train as a therapist in «Holographic Energetics», Chromotherapy, Treatment of Memories of Pain with «Syllables», Kinesiology of behavior.
In 1998 he began his professional activity as a physiotherapist and a Kinesiology professor and a year later he began to develop the Holosynthesis® method. Later he studied Naturopathy in the Heilpraktiker Institut. Currently, his activity focuses on the development and dissemination of the Holosíntesis® method, on researching new methods and fields of application and exercises as a therapist.

María del Mar Tort

María del Mar Tort

Director of The School Mariló Casals

María del Mar Tort has been the director of the School Mariló Casals since its foundation in 2000 together with her mother, Mariló Casals and her brothers Xavi Tort and Elisenda Toló. Under her direction, the School has become one of the centers of reference in the field of Esotericism where he has excelled especially in the areas of tarot and astrology of which Mª del Mar has also been the creator of the contents and the training plans. Read More About María de Mar Tort

Orland Verdú

Orland Verdú

Tarot researcher and the performing arts

Researcher of the Tarot and the performing arts. Director, actor and playwright. Butoh dance dancer. Founder of ORACLES Theater. Philologist and teacher. Master in Creative Writing.

Pablo Raijenstein

Pablo Raijenstein

Mentalist and hypnotist, and Magician

Pablo Raijenstein is one of the most outstanding mentalists of his generation. He has specialized in fusing mentalism with other artistic disciplines creating atmospheres and almost dreamlike experiences. Currently has the longest-running show of these characteristics, «Mentalism in the Cinema» in Palacio de la Prensa (Gran Vía, Madrid), this year completing the sixth season on the bill becoming the longest mentalism show in Spain uninterrupted .
Trained in dramatic art, cinematography and psychography. He has also deepened techniques such as collective hypnosis, non-verbal language and effective communication, with the aim of creating totally new and surprising experiences and shows.
He teaches workshops for prestigious companies where he explores the techniques of persuasion and seduction characteristic of mentalism, applied to executive negotiation.

Hendrick’s Gin premium gin has named him brand ambassador in Spain.
He has performed shows that explore paranormal topics such as «Madrid strange phenomena», «Ouija House» premiered at the theater «Arlequin de Gran Via», has delved into the illusion, theater and vaudeville with «Marriage Chariot», «The look of Aleister Crowley «and» Hendrick’s Enajenatorium «who starred.
Promoter of the new Cabaret Du Néant 2018 and co-director of «Congress for Curious People» Madrid 2016.
Raijenstein is also known for taking his proposal to unusual places on stages throughout Spain, such as the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Lázaro Galdiano Museum gardens, the Cerralbo Museum, the Slaughterhouse, small antique shops in El Rastro de Madrid, Castillo de Zamora (Zamora) ) Dalmses Palace and Estudi Oleguer Junyent Workshop (Barcelona)
He has collaborated in Spanish Television programs such as «Hora Punta» and «Camara Abierta», in Galician television «Luar TV», he has participated in «Cuarto Milenio» and in several radio programs for the 40 main ones, Ser, Cope, etc.
The legendary Israeli mentalist Uri Geller, after seeing one of his interventions in tve wrote: «Pablo Raijenstein is an incredible mentalist, go and see him in action»

Pedro Ortega Ventureira

Pedro Ortega Ventureira

Doctor in History of Art and Co-editor of the magazines "Herejía y Belleza" and "Mistérica Ars Secreta"

Pedro Ortega Ventureira (Madrid). Doctor in History of Art by the UAM. He is co-editor of the magazines «Herejía y Belleza» and «Mistérica Ars Secreta». He began as a music critic in 1995, co-directing the musical magazine «Maldoror» until 2001. In those years he participated in the organization of numerous concerts and in the direction of the Arcana Europe festivals in its editions of 2000 and 2001. Since 2006 he has been deputy director of the web of «Mentenebre» for which he writes musical, artistic and literary articles. He also chairs the Cultural Association Mentenebre with which he organizes exhibitions of young dark authors in various cities of Spain. In addition, he has edited and written for various publications of the association and has been the editor of the book «La Década Obscura» by Fernando O. Paíno.

Ricardo Palmeiro

Ricardo Palmeiro

Bachelor of History, Master in Archives and Doctorate in Education

Bachelor in History, Master in Archival and Education, and Doctorate in Education from the University of Deusto, Bilbao. He is the administrator of the Oracle of Delphi Haitzuloa, in Bilbao. He studied Tarot, Kabbalah, Astrology and Palmistry in the Faculty of Para-Scientific Studies of Barcelona. In Catalonia he began to work professionally in various esoteric cabinets where he consulted tarot, runes, astrology and spiritual advice. He collaborated as an astrologer with two HR departments in Barcelona.
During a stay in the Alps, he learned about European center traditions, knowledge about lunar cycles, herbs and biorhythms in tune with nature. In his work with Cábala he has developed a work technique with cabalistic geniuses (guardian angels) that is reflected in his therapies and courses. He has made more than 500 charts in the last 15 years, and has been a teacher of Tarot, Palmistry and Astrology. He has developed a unique chakra alignment therapy that combines meditation, minerals and Tibetan bowls. He has collaborated as a prologue in «Tarótico” y “Tarot-Camino de Luces y Sombras» where he is also the author of a chapter, both by the Bilbao writer Ritxard Aguirre.

Teresa Silvia Legido Bellido

Teresa Silvia Legido Bellido

Teacher and Therapist, Psychologist, Numerologist and Kabbalist, Professor of Science and Energy practice and Healer.

The language of mathematics through numbers, in its scientific and metaphysical aspect, is something that since childhood connects you and fascinates you. Once, at the age of nineteen, a series of vital and energetic processes that place her before her true vocation of life, serve and teach, discover in the number a powerful tool of work and knowledge that always accompanies her in his professional dimension as a psychic, therapist and healer.
She is self-taught in Numerology and, years later, the reception of Kabbalah comes to his life, discovering that the treatment of number by Numerology, and its guiding principles and postulates as a metaphysical language, are profoundly cabalistic.

Tania Ruzs

Tania Ruzs

Singer and channeler of sacred sounds

Singer and channeled of sacred sound. Creator of a unique and original technique of healing and channeling through the vibration of the voice. In the year 2017 he published his album «Sin miedo al cambio» which has become a reference for many other singers and inspiration for many people close to spirituality.

Victoria Braojos Nieves

Victoria Braojos Nieves

Director of the Order of Ayala, of the Esoteric School, The Baraja and Tarot Museum of Madrid and Holy Rituals. Tarotist and Magician

Victoria Braojos Nieves (Tomelloso) One of the mediums and magicians most recognized internationally. It has helped thousands of people and collaborated with people of all social levels. Acclaimed by many Gnostic groups and initiator of a number of people in the world of magic, has extensive experience preparing and instructing through their conferences and courses throughout the year.

It was initiated by Enrique Maison in the divinatory arts at 3 years, instructing in the arts of Tarot, Cartomancy, Runes, coffee grounds, crystal ball. At the age of 6 she began to master the divination arts and to interpret 50 varieties of the Tarot and several oracles. Read More About Victoria Ayala