Day: April 15, 2021

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The Board disavows bullfights in La Maestranza for failing to comply with current regulations | Culture

Ticket offices of the Real Maestranza de Sevilla and a poster announcing the bullfighting fair of 2021.PACO PUENTES / EL PAÍS The Seville Bullfighting Fair cannot be held while the Maestranza businessman, Ramón Valencia, persists in his initial approach that he will only hold bullfights if he is allowed to fill a capacity of 5,000 […]

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A selection of images from the Castilla y León International Photography Festival

A selection of images from the Castilla y León International Photography Festival

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Mads Nissen: An image of the elderly in the pandemic wins the World Press Photo of 2021 | Culture

‘The first hug’, by Danish Mads Nissen, photo of the year in the World Press Photo 2021 contest.Mads Nissen / Politiken / Panos Pi / EFE Danish Mads Nissen is the author of the photo of the year that has won the World Press Photo 2021 contest, with an image that reflects the loneliness of […]

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The winning images of the World Press Photo 2021

The winning images of the World Press Photo 2021

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Roberto Benigni will receive the Golden Lion for the race at the Venice Film Festival | Culture

Actor Roberto Benigni during the Berlinale, in February 2020.MICHELE TANTUSSI / Reuters Roberto Benigni will receive this year the Golden Lion for the race at the Venice Festival. And he has commented on it in his own way, with that impetus that has always accompanied him in all his projects and that the public knows […]

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A San Diego councilor wants to remove references to Spain from the city’s coat of arms | Culture

Coat of arms and flag of San Diego (United States). Carlos III feared that Russia would invade what is now the western United States and Mexico. So he sent a military and evangelizing mission to prevent it, made up exclusively of Catalan soldiers and a Majorcan friar, Fray Junípero Serra. They ended up arriving in […]

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Antonio Ruiz Soler: The spirit of Antonio el Bailarín, rescued from oblivion | Culture

“In addition to being a genius as a dancer, Antonio has been a great choreographer and an essential pillar of Spanish dance that he helped to magnify.” Rubén Olmo, director of the National Ballet of Spain, thus glosses the figure of Antonio Ruiz Soler, Antonio the Dancer, hours before the premiere at the Teatro de […]

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Benamor, the harsh law of the show | Culture

Scene from the play Benamor at the Teatro de la Zarzuela.Zarzuela Theater With Benamor, the Teatro de la Zarzuela culminates its update of Pablo Luna’s trio of zarzuelas with an oriental setting. Previous, The amazement of Damascus Y The jewish boy, they had prepared the way. It is a welcome contribution, since Luna is one […]

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The resurrection of Notre Dame, a still distant dream | Culture

There will be no major ceremonies this April 15 at Notre Dame. Two years after the fire that almost destroyed the Gothic cathedral in Paris, the main thing is to accelerate the work to recover as soon as possible the emblematic temple in the heart of the French capital, a task delayed first by the […]

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“I sold in Paris the copy of Galileo that the National Library is looking for” | Culture

Marino Massimo de Caro, 49 years old, comes to the appointment with a bag full of books, including a facsimile of the A starry Messenger, Galileo Galilei’s treatise on astronomy printed in Venice in 1610: the work that was stolen from the National Library of Spain and whose original he confesses to having sold for […]

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