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Catalonia Truffle Fair to be held in Solsona

PROGRAM OF THE FAIR

Thursday, March 7

From 18:00 to 20:00 – workshop for the preparation of truffles in combination with wine tasting (chef of the restaurant Mare de la Font de Solsona). Registration by 973 48 16 44 (from 8:00 to 15:00) or via email on [email protected] Registration fee: 10 euros

Saturday, March 9

From 10:00 in the …

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Tour de France, July 21: preparations for this international event

This year, the arrival of the Tour de France in Ariège will be at Prat d’Albis.

The reception of the runners and spectators will involve 6 municipalities of the Agglomeration Pays Foix Varilhes Community:

Foix

Prayols

Ferrières

Montoulieu

Ganac

Brassac

and also those of Saurat, Arignac, Bedeilhac …

Meetings between these communes with the security and relief services took place in December 2018 and …

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The luthier Ramon Elias made a map-shaped violin of Catalonia

photo: Tàrrega

Artists have an unlimited imagination. The proof is with the musician and craftsman luthier Ramon Elias. He has just made a map-shaped violin of Catalonia. Established for a long time in the village of Alter, he built this work of art to “claim that we are people of culture and peace”.

The mayor of …

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Catalonia launched a project to eliminate plastic bags in stores

The Catalan city of La Seu d’Urgell has begun a project to eliminate plastic bags in the city’s shops and supermarkets. Plastic bags will be replaced with disposable paper bags. This project is part of the European CERES project to promote environmental materials for public use, promoted by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (La Fundació Ellen …

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The 9th Conference on Education will be held in 2019 in Catalonia

The Organizing Committee of the Congress of Education and the Environment of Catalonia, which was held in La Seu d’Urgell (Catalonia, Spain), chaired by Education Adviser Sílvia Iscla, announced the ninth conference on the theme “Transformation of education, social networks and pedagogical leadership”. It will be held on and May 30 & 31 and June …

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Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc (French version – Languedoc, Occitan version – Lengadòc) is the so-called “historical” region in the south of France. The population of this region traditionally did not speak French, but Occitan. Languedoc is part of Occitania, the center of which, in turn, is the city …

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