Australia Day Party Update

Firstly and most importantly, HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY!!


Gudonya is proud to announce that Campe Outdoors have sponsored the Australia Day Party with a large swag of OZtrail products, which they have given us for the competition. Thanks, Campe Outdoors! Thanks, OZtrail!

I would also like take the opportunity to thank Mundaka Surf Shop and Billabong for also sending a box of goodies for the competition. Every year they come through with a generous offer that has become a Gudonya tradition. On ya, Mundaka Surf Shop! On ya, Billabong

Gudonya member Peter Walker has kindly brought back from Oz a bag of goodies including Tim Tams, Twisties, t-shirts and a hat. So we will be well armed with prizes.  Thanks, Peter!


The Gudonya club is meeting for dinner at 9pm. If you would like to join us, please email back with numbers so we can reserve tables.


English language magazine Madrid Metropolitan will be doing a feature on Australia Day and our party. Journalist Morgan Fagg will be taking notes and snapping photos of all of us. Thanks, Madrid Metropolitan! Thanks, Morgan!


We are working on the fine details of the competition, but we have worked out a range of questions, activities and challenges for everyone to participate. If you take part and do well, there's a good chance you will take home a great prize.

And don't forget to practise your kookaburra laugh:


We would like to warn you not to be late. If you are, you may not get in. The party is free, it's Saturday night, the Irish Rover is a popular venue, and we will start the party promptly at 10 pm. 


For all the party details visit the Australia Day Party entry on our events page.

The party is proudly sponsored by

- Mundaka Surf Shop

- Billabong

- Campe Outdoors

- OZtrail

Spread the word and see you there!

Carols by Candlelight

Gudonya member Mani Fernández has organised a free outdoors Carols by Candlelight concert, something he misses from Australia.

Mani will bring in a truck that folds out into a stage and hot tea, coffee, punch and munchies will be available. There will also be an entertainment area for kids.

Immanuel Baptist Church, Calle Hernández de Tejada 4, Madrid

Saturday 17 December at 6 pm

Carlos Diaz Marquina presents new book "Paisajes de vida y de frontera"

Long time Gudonya fan and founding member of the Australian Spain Business Association, or ASBA, Carlos Díaz Marquina would like to invite Gudonya members to the launch of his new book "Paisajes de vida y de frontera" about his journey across Australia.

The event will be held at Librería De Viaje on Calle Serrano 41, Madrid, on Thursday 17 November at 8:30 p.m. 

Carlos sees this an a good opportunity for the Australian community to get together and celebrate the occasion

2016 AFL Grand Final

An event has been organised to watch the 2016 AFL Grand Final today at 2 p.m.

A word of warning, it will obviously be a delayed telecast so anyone who even hints at the final result will have to buy the whole bar a round of drinks. 

For more information visit our events page


Australia Day Celebrations

Gudonya would like to invite you to our family-friendly Australia Day celebrations to mark the big day. 

This year it will be held at Platea, a gourmet centre on Plaza Colon. It will be a casual affair, everyone is welcome including kids, and there is no entry fee.

For those unfamiliar with the place, there will be plenty of fine food and drink to buy for a spot of dinner before heading home or onto the next venue.

For further details visit the events page.

We hope to see you there!

Rugby World Cup Final

After a long, tough tournament, Australia will face New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup Final this Saturday

If you are up for enjoying the game and hope to see the Wallabies make history, a number of us will be at Public House located in Moncloa.

For more information visit our events page