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Jazz Festival: Maestro Franco D’Andrea | Culture

The first day of this year’s Jazzaldia festival was round, culminating in an excellent double program in the Plaza de la Trinidad. For a moment, it seemed that there was no pandemic: the masks, the social distance and the reduced capacity were there, but the poster with top international artists such as Franco D’Andrea, Dave […]

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New defeat for the Franco: the judge files her complaint for insults against Mediaset and several investigators | TV

The Franco’s judicial offensive against journalists and investigators of the fortune treasured by the dictator goes wrong again for the second time in a week. The family’s claims collide head-on with the constitutional rights of freedom of expression and information, as determined in her order of June 9 by Judge Belén Sánchez Hernández, head of […]

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The reservoirs of the Franco regime hold back the candidacy of A Ribeira Sacra for a World Heritage Site | Galicia

With just a month and a half left before the next meeting World Heritage Committee In the Chinese city of Fuzhou, the candidacy of Spain for the year 2021 falls from the list of applicants due to a decision agreed between the Xunta de Galicia and the central Executive. The cause is in the report […]

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Galicia: The Galician Academy claims Pardo Bazán’s books offered by the Franco family to the RAE | Culture

Emilia Pardo Bazán, in white on the left, with companions on a visit to the Meirás construction sites.THE COUNTRY Emilia Pardo Bazán’s books may end up becoming a fruit bowl of poisoned apples. While in Galicia the Government of the Xunta is equipped with reports from experts to prevent its departure from the autonomous community […]

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‘I want to see you dance’ and five other great songs by Franco Battiato | Culture

Franco Battiato, the composer who changed Italian music, the iconoclast soloist, the unclassifiable artist has died at his home in Milo, a small town in Sicily, at the age of 76. He had been retired since 2017, surrounded by books and friends. His career has left an unmistakable personal sound and has captivated millions of […]

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Franco Battiato dies: the life of the Italian musician in pictures

Franco Battiato dies: the life of the Italian musician in pictures

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Musician Franco Battiato Dies at 76 | Culture

Composer Franco Battiato has died at his home in Sicily at the age of 76, according to his family. Musician, writer, documentary scriptwriter and also a painter under the pseudonym Suphan Barzani, the artist had been missing from the public scene for years suffering from a disease that his environment never wanted to reveal. He […]

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The day that ETA put the Franco regime in check | Culture

The assassination of Luis Carrero Blanco, President of the Spanish Government, marked a turning point in the terrorist group ETA. Historian Antonio Rivera, author of the book December 20, 1973, The day that ETA put the Franco regime in check, analyzed this episode together with the journalist Luis R. Aizpeolea, specialized in the criminal group, […]

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Enrique Ponce fought at the Las Ventas festival with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket | Culture

The bullfighter Enrique Ponce, on May 2 in Las Ventas, with the effigy of Franco on the button of his jacket.Alfredo Arévalo / Bullfighting Affairs Center Right-handed Enrique Ponce participated in the bullfighting festival held on May 2 in Las Ventas with the effigy of Franco on the buttons of the jacket and vest of […]

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The day ETA put the Franco regime in check | Culture

Security forces remove a car moments after the ETA attack on Carrero Blanco. The success of Operation Ogro, organized to assassinate Luis Carrero Blanco on December 20, 1973, projected ETA nationally and internationally on a path of prestige that began with the protests against the Burgos trial and the death sentences three years earlier. . […]

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