Opinion

When addressing the economic and social implications of the COVID-19 crisis, we must start from a very simple principle of co-responsibility, said Xavier Espot, Head of Government of Andorra

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The message from the Head of Government of Andorra, Xavier Espot:

“Since the beginning of the crisis caused by COVID-19, the Government has followed a policy of information transparency. The spokesman, the minister of health and myself, we have been making regular appearances to keep everyone informed on the state of the situation …

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This summer, one of the parishes of Andorra – Ordino – could receive the status of a biosphere reserve, said the mayor of Ordino, Àngel Mortés

On September 27, 2019, Ordino submitted its application to UNESCO to obtain a Biosphere Reserve status. The response could come this summer. Ordino’s consul, Àngel Mortés, explained to us how it could affect the development of tourism in the parish:

“Obtaining the status of Biosphere Reserve will be a recognition by UNESCO of Ordino’s exceptional world-class …

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While we do not have foreign investors, we are still at the stage of forming a new model for the development of the country’s energy sector, said FEDA Director Albert Moltes

In an interview with all-andorra.com in March 2016, the Director of the Andorran National Energy Company (FEDA) Albert Moltes Betriu stated that the company was on the verge of creating a new structure in which investors, including foreign ones, would be invited to actively participate in the development of energy complex for the country. Today, …

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I don’t think that a big international airport is what our country currently needs, says the ex-minister of tourism of Andorra, Consul of Canillo, Francesc Camp

Last year, the Andorran Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIS) actively lobbied the project for building an international airport in the Principality and even made an official presentation of this project with the participation of NAVBLUE experts (100% subsidiary of Airbus), which worked to “fit” the airport into the local landscape. This airport would help …

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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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Modern art / Opinion

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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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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