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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Rías Baixas

Galician town repels Viking invasion
Culture Sun, Aug 7, 2011

Galician town repels Viking invasion

The people of Catoira (Pontevedra) once again got the better of the Vikings in a re-enactment of the invasion their forefathers suffered back in the 11th century. Vikings, Normandy pirates and Saracens came ashore a...

Second blast needed to topple Franco monolith
Culture Tue, Jul 1, 2008

Second blast needed to topple Franco monolith

A failed attempt yesterday evening to blow up a 17 metre-high monolith erected to former dictator Francisco Franco in 1961 in the Islas Cies Natural Park (Vigo) revealed that the large concrete structure had been built...

Culture Fri, Apr 2, 2004

Pontevedra president welcomes Veracruz secretary of state

The president of the Pontevedra House of Deputies, Rafael Louzán, welcomed the secretary of state for Veracruz (Mexico), Flavino Ríos Alvarado, whose visit coincides with the inauguration of the exhibition of the...

Culture Wed, Mar 24, 2004

Rafael Alberti show opens tonight in Vigo

"I´ve seen Halley´s comet twice," a show based on the life of Rafael Alberti, will be performed tonight in Vigo´s Caixanova Cultural Centre. The show, which is directed by Ernesto Caballero, will be performed...