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Unfinished Sagrada Família breaks the 100-metre barrier
Culture Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Unfinished Sagrada Família breaks the 100-metre barrier

BARCELONA'S iconic Sagrada Família cathedral has finally broken the 100-metres-high barrier – 92 years after it started being built. The unusual, ultra-modern and totally-unique temple – the inside of which is...

Press claims Pilar Abel is not Dalí's daughter
Culture Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Press claims Pilar Abel is not Dalí's daughter

A WOMAN who believed she was the illegitimate daughter of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí has found out via the national press that the DNA samples did not match. But as neither she nor her lawyer have heard anything...

Dalí to be exhumed following paternity suit
Culture Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Dalí to be exhumed following paternity suit

A JUDGE has ordered the body of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí to be exhumed following a paternity suit filed by a woman from Girona. María Pilar Abel Martínez, known as Pilar Abel, claims the artist behind the...

Books and flowers for Barcelona's 'Saint George's Day': Author Marian Keyes signs her much-loved chick-lit novels
Culture Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Books and flowers for Barcelona's 'Saint...

SAINT George's Day is not just an English celebration, but is alive and well in Catalunya, too – although instead of fire-breathing dragons, master carvers and toasts to the Queen, Spain's north-eastern region...

Syrian pianist who played for refugees to perform in Barcelona
Culture Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Syrian pianist who played for refugees to perform in...

A PIANIST who played for refugees in a camp in Syria nearly two years ago will stage two concerts in Barcelona this week. Aeham Ahmad, 29, from the Syrian capital of Damasco kept his displaced compatriots entertained...

Barcelona hosts sell-out concert for refugees
Culture Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Barcelona hosts sell-out concert for refugees

Iconic singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat, pop stars Antonio Orozco, Amaral and Pablo López, veteran rocker Manolo García and popular vocal group In Crescendo were among more than 50 artists who performed at a...

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