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PICK OF THE WEEK:  5th – 11th March 2018

PICK OF THE WEEK:  5th – 11th March 2018

OPERA

Carmen Tuesday, 6th March at 19.45h at the Cinemes Illa Carlemany, Escaldes-Engordany. Opera Direct from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. (Running time 3h 30m with one interval.) Bizet’s much-loved opera, Carmen, directed by Barrie Kosky, conducted by Jakub Hrusa. Starring Anna Goryachova as Carmen, Francesco Meli as …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Sanauja castle acquired an important strategic place in the defensive line passing along the Llobregos valley

Sanauja (cat. Sanaüja) was conquered by the Muslims on behalf of the Earl of Urgell in 951. In 1001, the castle was mentioned in the bill of Pope Sylvestre II (cat. Silvestre II) about the transfer of the fortress (“castrum quoque Sanaugia cum finibus suis” – “Sanaugia castle with its lands”) to Bishop Urgell. The …

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