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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Tarragona province

Fifth-century Roman city wall dug up in Tortosa
Culture Sun, Aug 7, 2016

Fifth-century Roman city wall dug up in Tortosa

EXCAVATIONS in the popular expat town of Tortosa (Tarragona province) have uncovered a chunk of a fifth-century Roman city wall – the oldest archaeological finding to date in the area. At 40 metres (130 feet) long and...

'Castellers' look for Unesco recognition
Culture Mon, Nov 15, 2010

'Castellers' look for Unesco recognition

The human towers or "castells" that Catalunya is famous for have been getting higher and higher over their 200 year history, with ten "storeys" being the record, a feat achieved only twice. Unesco's...

Bones found at battle site
Culture Thu, Nov 20, 2008

Bones found at battle site

Around a hundred human bone fragments have been found this week at the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the Spanish Civil War. Experts from the AERTA company contracted by the regional authorities are excavating...

Culture Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Catalonia president receives theatre insignia

Jordi Pujol, president of the Generalitat de Catalunya (regional Catalan government) today received the golden insignia and jewels of the Fortuny de Reus theatre in the province of Tarragona. This symbolic presentation...

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