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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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Being a musician means to keep a color of fantasy, always having ideas to have fun, said French saxophonist and composer, Vincent David

The famous French saxophonist and composer, Vincent David, on the eve of his concert in Andorra as part of the festival Andorra SaxFest, spoke to all-andorra.com about music culture in general and on the new generation of saxophonists.

Andorra SaxFest is known as one of the most important music festivals in Europe. Why?

Because it’s a meeting …

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The journalists of Andorra are well protected and can work in freedom, professional secrecy is respected here, said the general director of Ràdio i Televisió of Andorra, Xavi Mujal

Xavi Mujal, general director of Ràdio i Televisió d’Andorra (RTVA) spoke with all-andorra.com about information policy, freedom of expression and the organization of broadcasting in Andorra.

What is RTVA today?

RTVA – it’s the only TV and radio company that talks about Andorra. 90% of RTVA’s budget comes from public money (so it is the government who …

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The French education system motivates students to think creatively, to explore and exhibit on a daily basis, said the headmaster of the Lycee Comte de Foix (Andorra), Daniel Raynal

The headmaster of the Lycee Comte de Foix (Andorra), Daniel Raynal, told all-andorra.com about the new developments of the French education system:

In general, what can you say about the new development trends of the French secondary school system?

The French education system is evolving. In fact, the new Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, has asked …

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The Pyrenees Font-Romeu is the oldest ski resort in France, which today is visited by almost 1 million tourists a year, said the mayor of the city, Jean-Louis Demlen

Font Romeu is known as “the land of champions”, “the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees”, being a city with panoramic views, clean air, and bright light. The city has about 6,500 inhabitants, with about 2,050 of those being permanent residents. The city is located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of the Eastern Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Orientales) on the …

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Catalan and English are very similar in their melody, Spanish is more rhythmic, said the most popular singer and songwriter in Andorra, born in Spain, Patxi Leiva

The most popular singer and songwriter in Andorra, born in Spain, Patxi Leiva spoke to all-andorra.com about Andorra’s musical culture and the latest trends in contemporary music.

How did you understand that you were a musician?

Since I can remember, music has always accompanied me in some way in my life. I have always sung and had …

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Today Andorra needs a velodrome to attract international competitions to the country, said the head of the Andorran Cycling Federation Gerard Riart

The head of the Andorran Cycling Federation, the organizer of the most popular sports competitions in Andorra, Gerard Riart, told all-andorra.com about the trends in the world of sports in Andorra and worldwide, as well as about the peculiarities of organizing sports events in the principality.

Why did you decide to organize sports events in Andorra?

I …

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I don’t expect an outflow of capital from the banks of Andorra after the agreement on tax information exchange comes into force, says Gilbert Saboya, minister of Economy, Innovation and Competitiveness of Andorra

Minister of Economy, Innovation and Competitiveness of Andorra, Gilbert Saboya, tells all-andorra.com about the Andorran economy in 2017, plans for 2018 and targets of the new ministry.

According to rating agencies, banks play too much of an important role in Andorra’s economy and it is dangerous for its development. What do you think?

The good news is …

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