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An active retreat in the interior of Asturias | Paradores Territory

With the brown bear safe, the locals are now those who are in danger of extinction in the Asturian southwest. Cangas del Narcea, the largest council in the Principality, clings to ecotourism and the agricultural sector as the last opportunity to alleviate the collapse of population, and of economic and social activity, after the decline […]

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‘A full train: Asturias destination’, the family travels with Santiago Segura | Culture

Santiago Segura has taken a liking to the role of father and although his character in A full train: Asturias destination moves away from the two deliveries of Father there is only one, the film takes advantage of the popular pull of an oiled format. Version of a French comedy from this same year, Be […]

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Emmanuel Carrère wins the 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for Literature | Culture

French writer Emmanuel Carrère.JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images Emmanuel Carrère (Paris, 63 years old), author of stark confessional books and stories about real characters who live on the edge of humanity, won the Princess of Asturias Award for Literature this Wednesday. In his latest book, Yoga, Carrère narrates his fall into the hell […]

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Gloria Steinem, Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities | Culture

Writer Gloria Steinem during the 2020 Athena Film Festival Awards, New York.Lars Niki / Getty Images for the Athena Film The American writer and journalist Gloria Steinem has won the Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, awarded today in Oviedo. At 87, she is one of the mothers modern feminism, a key piece […]

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Marina Abramovic, Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts | Culture

Serbian artist Marina Abramovic (Belgrade, 74 years old) has been awarded the Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts. Considered one of the great pioneers of performances, Abramovic began his career in the seventies with the series Rhythm, in which he already showed the keys to his work and the use of his own body […]

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Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Literature, dies | Culture

Adam Zagajewski, at his home in Krakow in 2017.LISBETH SALAS “Wherever one cuts life, always part in two halves.” When the Polish poet Adam Zagajewski was awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Letters, that phrase from his biography served to define the existence of the writer, who died today, precisely on World Poetry […]

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