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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Costa Verde

Emotional tribute to Leonard Cohen in Gijón
Culture Thu, Oct 20, 2011

Emotional tribute to Leonard Cohen in Gijón

A packed Jovellanos Theatre in Gijón tonight paid homage to Leonard Cohen's music and poetry in an emotional tribute concert featuring a host of national and international stars. Two days before the Canadian singer...

New Jurassic museum offers best bone collection in Europe
Culture Wed, Mar 31, 2004

New Jurassic museum offers best bone collection in Europe

The president of Asturias, Vicente Alvarez Areces, inaugurated the Asturias Jurassic Museum today which offers visitors twenty life-size dinosaurs and the most complete and varied dinosaur bone collection in Europe. The...

Walking among dinosaurs
Culture Wed, Mar 17, 2004

Walking among dinosaurs

The Asturias Jurassic Museum (MUJA) will open its doors to the public on March 31, and will offer visitors over 20 replicas of life-size dinosaurs and the most complete and varied collection of footprints in Europe. The...

Culture Fri, Mar 5, 2004

Xuan Bello launches new book in Gijón

The Asturian author, Xuan Bello, launched his new book, "Meditations in the desert," which is published by Libros del Pexe, and which is a compilation of the author´s reflections on life and literature. Xuan...

Julio Bocca starts spanish tour in Avilés
Culture Thu, Feb 19, 2004

Julio Bocca starts spanish tour in Avilés

The well-known Argentinian ballet star, Julio Bocca, started a tour of Spain yesterday evening in the Valdés Palace Theatre in Avilés. Bocca performed a montage which included "The River" composed by Duke...

Family and friends say goodbye to Margarita Landi
Culture Tue, Feb 10, 2004

Family and friends say goodbye to Margarita Landi

Family and friends of the journalist, Margarita Landi, attended her funeral at the Cabueñes cemetery on Saturday. The 85 year old journalist, who specialised in covering crime and police investigations died in Gijón...

Culture Sat, Nov 22, 2003

President calls on artisit to complete harbour mural

President of Asturias, Vicente Alvarez Areces, called on Basque artist and sculptor, Agustín Ibarrola, to complete the 3rd and final phase of his "Los cubos de la memoria" (Buckets of memory) mural on the north...

Culture Sat, Nov 15, 2003

Shipwreck sculpture unveiled

Gijon artist, Joaquin Rubio Camin´s sculpture "Memory" was unveiled today on the camino del Cervigon overlooking the sea. The sculpture was made using part of the remains of the "Castillo de Salas"...

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