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Luz Casal sings her best songs turned into a symphony by the Real Filharmonía de Galicia | Culture

Luz Casal has been supported tonight by the Royal Philharmonic of Galicia in the presentation of its “shorter and more special” tour: a single concert in the Plaza del Obradoiro, at the foot of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, on the occasion of the Xacobeo 21-22 and that has coincided with the 25th anniversary […]

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Galicia will dedicate its Festival of Letters in 2022 to the poet Florencio Delgado Gurriarán, common thread with exile in Mexico | Galicia

He was a poet, columnist, “pioneer of interlinguistic poetic translation”, literary editor and common thread “between exiled Galicia in Mexico and inland Galicia.” After the year of tribute to the groundbreaking poet Xela Arias, the plenary session of the Royal Galician Academy has voted to dedicate the 2022 Galician Literature Day and all the actions […]

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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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The Xunta aspires that the reopening of the Pórtico de la Gloria is the “pistol shot” that drives an agonizing Xacobeo | Galicia

Beyond the ceremonial broadcast live on giant screens in various capitals of the world, the opening of the Holy Door at the end of 2020 hardly inaugurated anything. It was what was expected: A third wave and more restrictions after Christmas. So the apostolic nuncio Bernardito Cleopas Auza announced at the end of the act, […]

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Carbon 14 reveals that the “heroic viticulture” of the Ribeira Sacra has a millennium | Galicia

The story heard a thousand times that it was the Romans who founded the viticulture perched on the most vertiginous slopes of the Miño and the Sil does not, for the moment, have irrefutable proof to hold on to. It is, for Felipe Criado-Boado, director of the Institute of Heritage Sciences of the CSIC, “an […]

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