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Ski mountaineering has seriously evolved and has every chance to become an Olympic discipline, said Jaume Esteve, President of the Andorran Ski Mountaineering Federation and Member of ISMF

The Andorran stage of the SKIMO World Cup, organised by the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF), is the second of five stages of the competition: it was preceded by a stage in Aussois, France. The subsequent stages are Berchtesgaden (Germany), Hebei Province (China) and Madonna di Campiglio (Italy). The President of the Andorran Ski Mountaineering …

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The art market is overheated today and the high prices for some paintings cannot be explained, says art director of the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Andorra, Guillermo Сervera

Guillermo Сervera, art director of the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Andorra (Museu Carmen Thyssen Andorra), spoke about trends in the world art market and named some artists whose works are sold for record amounts:

“One of the most expensive recent deals on the art market, of course, was the sale of David Hockney’s painting (born July …

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The future is for those media forms that are economically more profitable: for digital ones, says David Trueba, Spanish director, writer and journalist

David Trueba is a Spanish director, writer, journalist and regular author of the El País and El Periódico de Catalunya newspapers. He has won six Goya awards for the movies “Soldados de Salamina”, “Madrid 1987”, “Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados” and the documentary “Si me borrara el viento lo que yo canto”. We …

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Espot will host the Espot Ski Trophy of Alpine Ski Interclubs and the Catalonia Mountain Ski Championships; Port Ainé will be the endpoint of the Cycling Tour of Catalonia again, said SkiPallars Director Xavier Bigordà

SkiPallars is the umbrella brand that encompasses the mountain resorts of Pallars Sobirà. This brand evolved from the brand “GranPallars”. The resorts of Espot and Port Ainé are managed by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya and are focused on downhill skiing, although the increase of non-skiers and ski mountaineering visitors have brought them to …

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The caganer, although like many other traditions has spread to more places outside Catalonia, is a typical figure of the Catalan Christmas, said Fabiola Sofia Masegosa, professor, translator and writer

Fabiola Sofía Masegosa Gayo born in Alicante on April 9, 1968. She is a professor and a professional translator: she has a degree in Spanish UNED and PhD in Catalan Philology (University of Lleida). Also, she is the author of the thesis “The theater life in Andorra from 1900 to 1970” (2017). In 2018, she …

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We should dedicate at least one hour a week to relaxation and self-care; getting a massage is very important for this, as it helps to control stress levels, said Jesus, Aranda, a professional massage therapist at Caldea

Jesus Aranda is a professional massage therapist from Catalonia. He came to Andorra in 2015, and prior to that he worked in a physiotherapy centre in Spain where he also gave physical training classes as he has a Degree in Physical Activity Sciences. He now works as a massage therapist in Caldea. He told us …

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A successful bank should be a good trusted advisor and supporter of their clients, said Mike Curran, director of PWC London

Mike Curran, director of the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (London), took part at a seminar “Brexit: an overview of the impact for investors” in Andorra, offered by Morabanc. He shared with all-andorra.com his point of view on private banking perspectives and gave advice how to manage clients successfully:

“I’ve been doing this type of events in Andorra for …

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In the Pyrenees the number of digital media significantly dominates the number of traditional print media, said the president of the Media and Communications Association, Ramon Grau

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The first two-day Inter-Pyrenees Congress ended in La Seu d’Urgell, the Catalan city bordering Andorra, with a participation of 180 media representatives of the Pyrenees publishing information in Catalan. The event was attended by journalists and editors of the Basque Country, Navarra, Aragon, Catalonia, Ariege, Andorra, the Balearic Islands and Valencia. Among …

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Our goal is to prove how modern, powerful and fast American cars are, said Alex de la Rosa, manager of a Spanish car dealer specialising in selling American cars

An amazing event took place on 3 August on the runway of the airport located in la Seu d’Urgell (Spain, Catalonia): the road-test of the top-of-the-range American sports cars and the race with the European sports cars (see pictures here). The event planner, Alex de la Rosa, founder and owner of the company V8 Classic …

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