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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Granada province

Biggest Titanic model in the world comes to Granada
Culture Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Biggest Titanic model in the world comes to Granada

THE world's largest true-to-life model of the ill-fated Titanic is due to 'dock' in Granada in a fortnight's time, and visitors will be able to see inside the berths, cockpit and control centre and see...

Two Muslim tombs and buried 18th-century copper coins uncovered at Alhambra Palace
Culture Sat, Dec 31, 2011

Two Muslim tombs and buried 18th-century copper coins...

EXCAVATIONS at the Alhambra Palace in Granada have uncovered two Mediaeval tombs and a haul of 18th-century coins. Archaeologists working at the Bermejo Towers on the huge and world-famous complex – which dates back...

Federico García Lorca’s grave may have been found
Culture Sat, Oct 17, 2009

Federico García Lorca’s grave may have been found

SIX possible common graves have been found in the Fuente Grande area of Alfacar (Granada), one of which is believed to hold the remains of literary icon Federico García Lorca. A radar used by the Andalucía Geophysics...

Alhambra inscriptions now available on DVD
Culture Thu, Mar 26, 2009

Alhambra inscriptions now available on DVD

An innovative cataloging method using up-to-the minute IT has made it possible for scientists to compile and present over 3,000 arabic inscriptions, and their Spanish translations, found around the walls of the Comares...

Slain poet's family agrees to exhumation
Culture Thu, Sep 18, 2008

Slain poet's family agrees to exhumation

On the 72nd anniversary of his death, and on the orders of High Court judge, Baltasar Garzón, the family of avant-garde poet and playwright, Federico García Lorca, who was executed in the cruellest fashion at the...

Spain pays €30,757 for Lorca original
Culture Wed, Nov 28, 2007

Spain pays €30,757 for Lorca original

Spain's Culture ministry has paid €30,757 for the only original of the poem 'Crucifixión' by Federico García Lorca at an auction at Sotheby's in London this morning. The poem mysteriously went...

Anti-Franco poet awarded Lorca prize
Culture Fri, Oct 12, 2007

Anti-Franco poet awarded Lorca prize

Spanish poet Francisco Brines has been announced as the winner of this year's City of Granada International Poetry Prize, which is worth €50,000 euros. Brines was one of a generation of Spanish authors ('la...

Alhambra fails to make 'Seven Wonders' list
Culture Sun, Jul 8, 2007

Alhambra fails to make 'Seven Wonders' list

There was huge disappointment in Granada as the Alhambra Palace failed to achieve a place among the New Seven Wonders of the World list. Regional Culture minister, Rosa Torres, who was in Lisbon for the unveiling...

Spain in wonderland
Culture Thu, May 17, 2007

Spain in wonderland

The seven wonders of the world were clearly not chosen for their durability. The only one that remains is the Pyramids of Cheops (fifth photo), Chephren and Mycerinus in Giza, Cairo – all the others have fallen into...

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