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23rd & 24th June: The Eve and Festival of Sant Joan is held on the Summer Solstice when the sun reaches its zenith

 

23rd & 24th June: The Eve and Festival of Sant Joan is held on the Summer Solstice when the sun reaches its zenith. (Interestingly, for the Catalans, this is considered the beginning of Summer whereas in the UK, for example, it is known as Midsummer’s Eve.

Arguably, it is Catalonia’s and Andorra’s favourite festival. Starting at …

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Let the parish festivals begin: 41st parish festival of Escaldes-Engordany

LET THE PARISH FESTIVALS BEGIN!

41st PARISH FESTIVAL OF ESCALDES-ENGORDANY

Saturday, 15th June at 11h, all starting from the Escaldes-Engordany Art Centre (CAEE) (Places limited. Inscriptions at CAEE. Tel: 80 22 55 or [email protected]) Free guided walks around the parish. Tours of discovery around the parish organised under three themes to arouse interest in various aspects of …

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The industrial heritage of the “Iron Route in the Pyrenees”

The industrial heritage of the “Iron Route in the Pyrenees”. This itinerant exhibition shows the special aspects of the various cultural resources that make up the Iron Route in the Pyrenees which runs from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.

During the event, the digital guide of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Itinerary will be presented. In order to show …

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Open day in celebration of international museum day: Friday, 17th – Sunday 19th May

The following museums will be offering open days:

Casa Cristo Museum – a traditional poor person’s home,

Encamp National Automobile Museum – a wide selection of vintage cars and bicycles, Encamp

Casa Areny-Plandolit Museum – An aristocratic household, Ordino

Postal Museum – Andorran stamps, Ordino

Columba space – a display of the original murals from the Santa Coloma Church, in …

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A colourful Parade of Andorra will take place Saturday, 18th May

At 11.30h A colourful Parade through the streets starting from the Plaça de la Rotonda up Av de Meritxell to Plaça Guillemó. Led by the parish’s two celebrated, swirling ‘Giants’: Charlemagne and Ermessenda of the Gresca Gegantera, some twenty of the parish’s associations will process through the streets, dressed, where appropriate, in their national costumes, …

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Philippe Shangti’s exhibition “The Future is Now”, prepared for the opening of the 58th Venice Art Biennale

Philippe Shangti’s art exhibition “The Future is Now” (“El futur és ara”) opens in Venice. This artist will represent Andorra at the Venice Art Biennale, which officially opens on May 11th (58th edition).

The theme of Philip Shangti’s exhibition is formulated as a “fragmentary setting for criticizing the consequences of excessive consumption of the collective consciousness”. …

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Mexico in Andorra: Monday, 6th May – Sunday 19th May in the The Era of Ordino

Geografies is an annual project that presents cultures and countries, through conferences with specialised speakers and practical workshops, art exhibitions and cinematic projections. All are free. (To participate in the workshops, you must register in advance. Places Limited. Either Tel. (+376) 878 178 or email [email protected])

Geografies this year shows the cultural complexity and the charm …

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