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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Rías Altas

Recovering mansion 'stolen' by Franco could cost State 43 years' upkeep
Culture Mon, Aug 6, 2018

Recovering mansion 'stolen' by Franco could cost...

GALICIA'S fight to reclaim the Meirás country estate from the family of dictator General Franco has taken a new twist: for the mansion to be restored to public hands, the State would have to pay its current...

Oldest Roman lighthouse becomes UNESCO site
Culture Sun, Jun 28, 2009

Oldest Roman lighthouse becomes UNESCO site

THE world’s oldest Roman lighthouse has been declared a UNESCO heritage site following a meeting of the international organisation in Sevilla yesterday. This means that Spain’s UNESCO heritage sites have now reached...

Fascist symbol removed from Franco's home town library
Culture Tue, Sep 4, 2007

Fascist symbol removed from Franco's home town library

Ferrol's left-wing PSOE-IU coalition council has ordered that all remaining fascist symbols be removed from the town where former dictator, Francisco Franco, was born. To this end, a pre-constitutional shield made...

Culture Sat, Jan 31, 2004

El Ferrol mayor honours local poet

The mayor of El Ferrol, Juan Juncal, unveiled a plaque outside the home of local poet, José Luis Prado Nogueira, at nº161 calle María, to commemorate the life of the winner of the National Poetry Prize in 1960, for...

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