Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Catalan castles: Arbeca – a magnificent Renaissance building, with four corner towers and a great central tower

Arbeca’s castle (cat. El castell termenat d’Arbeca) was located on the summit of the hill that dominates the village, in the south-east corner of the region. The few remaining vestiges are damaged by the constructions of municipal water deposits at the end of the 19th century (1898), and of the village school, in the middle …

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What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

PICK OF THE WEEK: 2nd – 8th April, 2018

PICK OF THE WEEK: 2nd – 8th April, 2018

OPERA

Verdi’s Macbeth Wednesday, 4th April at 20.15h at the Cinemes Illa Carlemany, Escaldes-Engordny. Opera Direct from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. Directed by Antonio Pappano. Starring:  Željko Lučić as Macbeth, ANNA NETREBEKO as Lady Macbeth, LLDEBRANDO D’ARCANGELO as Banquo, Yusif Eyvazov as Macduff and Francesca Chiejina as Lady-in-waiting.  The Story: the …

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