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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Costa de la Luz

'Titanic' doll up for auction
Culture Mon, Jun 4, 2018

'Titanic' doll up for auction

A DOLL which 'survived' the and was recovered from the sea bed 65 years later is up for auction again, her current owner has revealed. Only the head remains of passenger Eva Hart's favourite doll, whom she...

Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach
Culture Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach

STORMS on the Andalucía coast have uncovered a Roman aqueduct and the remains of a road thought to have been built up to 500 years ago. Crowds were seen gathered on La Cortadura beach in Cádiz, which attracted the...

Cádiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on eBay'
Culture Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Cádiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on...

THOUSANDS of archaeological gems have been found in a house in San Fernando (Cádiz province) which the owners had been selling on eBay and specialist antique auction sites. The haul dates from between the prehistoric...

Archaeological dig in 'Europe's oldest city' pillaged for building materials
Culture Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Archaeological dig in 'Europe's oldest city'...

'ILLEGAL' digging in an archaeological site in the south-western city of Huelva is under investigation, and the finger has been pointed at the civil engineering companies building the new railway station. The...

Christopher Colombus' exact departure point for the Americas found in Huelva
Culture Wed, Oct 8, 2014

Christopher Colombus' exact departure point for the...

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found what they believe to be the exact point from where Christopher Colombus set off for his discovery of the Americas in 1492. It has long been suspected the point of departure may have been in or...

Cádiz marks 200 years of Spanish Constitution
Culture Tue, Mar 20, 2012

Cádiz marks 200 years of Spanish Constitution

CELEBRATIONS filled the streets today to mark the bicentenary of the Spanish Constitution being approved in Parliament in Cádiz. Townspeople dressed in typical costume from the year 1812 and re-enacted the moment when...

'Foot and mouth' painting exhibition reveals true genius
Culture Sun, Jan 17, 2010

'Foot and mouth' painting exhibition reveals true...

PAINTINGS created by artists using only their mouths and feet have been put on display in an exhibition in Lepe (Huelva) for the 53 year running. This popular art show started in 1957, thanks to the work of local artist...

Culture Mon, May 24, 2004

1st African Cinema Festival

The 1st African Cinema Festival will take place in Tarifa (Cádiz) from June 14 to June 20. The aim of this festival is to build bridges between Europe and Africa, as well as establishing the Campo de Gibraltar district...

Culture Mon, Apr 26, 2004

Flamenco singer La Paquera de Jerez dies, aged 70

Flamenco singer Francisca Méndez Garrido, known as ‘La Paquera de Jerez’, died at 14.30 hours today, aged 70, in the Clínica de Asisa hospital in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz), where she had been for over 15 days....

Culture Tue, Oct 7, 2003

Theatre festival in Cádiz

The 18th edition of the Latin-American Theatre Festival of Cádiz (FIT) will unite 435 actors from 10 countries, members of 23 different theatre companies, from October 16 to October 25 in this province of Andalucía....

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