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The original notebook from Gala Dalí (by Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation)

09 April 2011 12:10 AM

An autobiography from Salvador Dalí’s muse reveals a surprising side of Gala

The manuscript has been discovered in Dalí and Gala’s castle in Púbol. It reveals the writer dimension of the woman with whom the painter Salvador Dalí was deeply in love.
A moment of the musical's presentation in London (by L. Pous)

05 April 2011 11:56 PM

A new musical based on Spanish Civil War International Brigades to be premiered in London

‘Goodbye Barcelona’ will be on show by the end of the year in London. It will be premiered the year of the 75th anniversary of the International Brigades’ creation, the foreigners who came to Spain to defend the Republic against the Fascist...

01 April 2011 11:09 PM

Matthew Tree: “Catalonia will only be fully understood abroad if it becomes independent [from Spain]”

This English writer has been living in Catalonia for the last 26 years. This week he presented his new book ‘Barcelona, Catalonia: A View from the Inside’. Tree explains the difficulties he encounters explaining Catalonia to foreigners.
The entrance of Berlin's Dalí Museum (by N. Pérez)

30 March 2011 10:14 PM

The “fake” Dalí Museum in Berlin refuses to change its name

Berlin’s Museum is pretending to be an “official” Dalí Museum, with its website The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation won a trial against the German museum, but while a court appeal is pending, Berlin’s Dalí Museum is...
A virtual image of the future library next to the Ciutadella Park (by J.M. Miró)

29 March 2011 11:10 PM

Barcelona’s main public library to be built next to the Ciutadella Park

The cultural facility is thought to be an adaptable building, a library of the 21st century. The project comes with more than 13 years of delay and it is the first ever Spanish Government-funded library in Barcelona.
On St George's Day, Catalan rush on the streets to offer books and roses (by ACN)

25 March 2011 08:35 PM

1,7 million books to be sold on St George’s Day in Catalonia

Catalans traditionally exchange roses and books with their loved ones on 23rd of April. Streets and squares around the country fill with crowds in celebration of the National Day or ‘Diada’.
Takagi Masakatsu will play at the SonarSound Tokyo (by Sónar Festival)

25 March 2011 01:28 PM

The SonarSound Tokyo show must go on

The organisers stated that Barcelona’s Japanese twin festival of electronic and advanced music will take place despite the tsunami and the nuclear crisis. In addition, Barcelona’s Sonar Festival and its Galicia twin will give 25% of the money...
The old factory next to Badalona's seashore, where the Museum will be located (by ACN)

22 March 2011 06:42 PM

Comic book and illustration professionals look ahead to opening a museum in Greater Barcelona by 2013

The Comic Book and Illustration Museum aims to contribute to the development of a cultural industry with a long tradition in Catalonia. Professionals ask the already approved museum to open its doors by 2013 in Badalona, next to Barcelona.
Haruki Murakami in a stay in Barcelona (by ACN)

19 March 2011 12:08 PM

Haruki Murakami wins this year’s ‘Premi Internacional Catalunya’

The Japanese writer wins the 23rd edition of Catalonia’s top award. Other winners have included Jimmy Carter, Aung San Suu Kyi, Claude Lévi-Strauss and Harold Bloom, among others.
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