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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Cantabria region/province

Altamira cave to reopen in August
Culture Wed, Jun 9, 2010

Altamira cave to reopen in August

The culture minister for the Cantabrian government, Javier López Marcano, confirmed today that the first visitors would be allowed into the Altamira caves at the end of the summer, once the technology to monitor the...

Cantabria’s naughty natives
Culture Mon, Aug 13, 2007

Cantabria’s naughty natives

Deep within the rolling emerald slopes of the Picos de Europa, tucked away inside the dense forests, hidden between the rocky shards of the immense gorges that slice the beautiful, verdant landscape of the unspoilt but...

Culture minister visits Altamira caves
Culture Thu, Jul 8, 2004

Culture minister visits Altamira caves

The minister for Cultural Affairs, Carmen Calvo (photo, right), confirmed yesterday that the Altamira caves would not reopen to the public until the current investigations into the state of conservation of the famous...

Chilean author calls for fusion of popular and sophisticated cultures
Culture Mon, Jun 7, 2004

Chilean author calls for fusion of popular and...

The Chilean author, Antonio Skármeta, was in Santander today to give a conference in the Caja Cantabria. During a press conference, Mr Skármeta claimed that "popular subculture and great sophisticated culture...

`Carmen, Carmela´ opens in Santander
Culture Fri, May 28, 2004

`Carmen, Carmela´ opens in Santander

The dancer and choreographer Antonio Canales, dancers Lola Greco and Diego Llori (photo), and director, Miguel Narros, have all been working hard in rehearsals ahead of tonight´s opening night of a new production of...

Culture Fri, May 14, 2004

Abadia theatre group perform `The king is dying´ in...

Ionesco´s "The king is dying," directed by José Luis Gómez, will be performed by the Abadia theatre group tonight and tomorrow in the Festival Palace´s Sala Peredab starting at 8.30pm. The play, which was...

Culture Fri, Apr 23, 2004

Town Hall organises children´s activities for...

The cultural development department of Town Hall of Santillana del Mar, with the collaboration of the town´s library, organised a programme of activities for children between the ages of 5-13 as part of today´s...

Juan Uslé exhibition arrives in Santander
Culture Wed, Feb 25, 2004

Juan Uslé exhibition arrives in Santander

The Cantabrian artist and winner of the National Plastic Arts prize, Juan Uslé, presented his "Rooms" exhibition today in the Marcelino Botín Foundation. The exhibition, which includes forty works created...

Culture Thu, Feb 19, 2004

Poetry recital in Astillero Breton centre

The actors, Rosa Gil and Isaac Cuenda, will be giving a poetry recital at 8.30pm this evening in the Breton centre in the village of Astillero. The event will include poems from some of the best known twentieth century...