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Morabanc will play against Barça in the playoffs

Morabanc will play against Barça in the playoffs

It is the Andorran team’s 19th win and they are currently 6th in the league table

Spectacular is the word to best describe their performance yesterday. They played against Valencia who are currently in fourth position. The team did it again when they stunned the crowd with a …

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There are 980 new Andorrans, the lowest figure since 1996

There are 980 new Andorrans, the lowest figure since 1996

The nationalities who most claim the andorran passport are French, Spanish and Portuguese

There has been a decrease of 10.5% since last year and a staggering 51% compared to ten years ago when there were 2.000 new passports. However of these 980, 36% will have to lose …

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The Andorran government has updated the fees for medical visits

By Meritxell Prat

The Andorran government has approved a decree amending and updated the fees for medical visits. Therefore, from now on, a visit to the family doctor, will cost 23.6 euros (5.90 euros is paid by the patient, which means 39 cents more than previously), a specialist will cost 29 euros, so the patient pays €7.25, …

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The consultation of a psychologist in Andorra costs from 50 to 60 euros and next year we hope that this cost will be partially covered by the State insurance (CASS), explains the president of the Association of Professional Psychologists of Andorra, Oscar Fernàndez

Oscar Fernàndez is Director of the employment service of Nostra Senyora de Meritxell School (Escola Especialitzada Nostra Senyora de Meritxell), president of the Association of Professional Psychologists of Andorra, member of the Federation of photographers of Andorra, member of the Copyright society of Andorra (SDADV), composer, and father of three kids.  He spoke with all-andorra.com …

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This year we have another successful ski season: our goal was to have a 2-4% increase and we will have reached this level, said Andorra’s Minister of Tourism, Francesc Camp

Andorra’s Minister of Tourism, Francesc Camp, in an interview to all-andorra.com spoke about the first set of results from the 2017- 2018 ski-season and the government’s plans for further tourism development.

What are the preliminary results from the 2017 -2018 ski season?

We will close the season at the end of April, so official data will arrive …

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Studying at our university costs about 250 euros per year, which is 10 times cheaper than in a similar university in neighboring Spain, says the director of the Sciences and Techniques of Physical and Sports activities (STAPS) department of Font-Romeu, Grégory Doucende

Director of the STAPS department of Font-Romeu, a member of the European Health Laboratory, Grégory Doucende, told all-andorra.com about preparation of professional sports specialists. It is the highest altitude university in France.

STAPS is the faculty of sport at the University of Perpignan. Why did the university choose to install its faculty in Font-Romeu?

STAPS was installed more …

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A visit to Bolquère Pyrenees 2000 in the South of France can be a great supplement to holidays in Andorra – both in winter and in summer, says ski resort director Alain Luneau

Director of the Font-Romeu Pyrénées 2000 station, Alain Luneau, spoke to all-andorra.com about the resort’s infrastructure and activities in summer and winter, and expressed the opinion that a visit to the station can be an excellent supplement to a holiday in Andorra:

“The Bolquère Pyrenees 2000 resort is located on a rocky peak in the heart …

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Over the past two years, there has been only one workplace fatality in Andorra, said Mark Olaria i Serra, director of the alliance of companies working on the optimization of working conditions, UNIDA Qualitat i Prevenció

Marc Olària i Serra, Director of Development, UNIDA Qualitat i Prevenció, an alliance of companies working on the optimization of working conditions, told all-andorra.com about the most vulnerable sectors of the Andorran economy from a labor safety point of view and called for all corporate cultures to bear these in mind:

“There are times when we …

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For a week, Andorra became the centre of attention for the world’s saxophonists and saxophone music lovers, says one of the most famous Russian saxophonists, Nikita Zimin

A graduate from the Gnessin State Musical College (Russia, Moscow) and the Paris National Conservatory, the head of the All-Russian Saxophone Association, thirty-year-old Nikita Zimin is one of the most titled saxophonists in Russia: he is a winner of the Grand Prix of the IV International Wind Instruments Competition «Aeolus» (Dusseldorf, Germany, 2009); VI International …

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Skiing under the moon is a new experience that attracts more and more tourists, explains the commercial and marketing director of the Spanish ski resort Masella, Maite Marti i Pla

Masella is the second largest ski resort in Catalonia and the fourth in Spain. It is known as the night skiing capital of the Pyrenees. Here you can take part in an exceptional experience on two days of the week – Thursday and Saturday. Maite Marti i Pla spoke to all-andorra.com about the resort’s special …

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The first institutional appointment of the ISMF Management Committee to discuss the new organisational and sporting strategies for the next year will be held in Barcelona

After a season full of excitement and weather related tribulations, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation is already working with an even more promising season that will see the World Championships in March 2019 on the location of the 2020 Youth Olympic Games at Lausanne.

Armando Mariotta, the ISMF President, has declared: “we express our gratitude towards …

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Hiking. Free hiking tours at Alt Urgell area (Catalonia)-2018

The town hall of la Seu d’Urgell has presented a program of hiking tours at Alt Urgell area “Les Rutes peu per l’Alt Urgell”, which will continue this Sunday, on 15th April. This year, tourists will be offered 27 hiking tours free of charge and accompanied by experienced mountain guides.

The purpose of the tours is …

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Natural science in Madriu-Perafita-Claror by Susanna Simon

Summer activities 2018 in Madriu-Perafita-Claror: come and discover the valley from another point of view

Susanna Simon, Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, management department’s director: 

Summer activities 2018 in Madriu-Perafita-Claror

As every year, we have organised several summer activities for everybody to come and discover the valley, whatever your age or interests. At the same time, and throughout the summer, at the Portal de la Vall there will be a small exhibition of utensils and photographs …

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