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Ésdansa, the most international cultural commitment in La Garrotxa

14 Jun

Esdansa, the traditional dance festival, is celebrated annually in August in the village of Les Preses. Les Preses has become the Catalan headquarters for traditional dance, both national and international, receiving more than 10,000 spectators from all over Catalonia in its last editions. The 36 editions of Esdansa have opened up La Garrotxa to the world by hosting people from Indonesia, Mongolia, Mexico, Guinea Bissau, Nicaragua, Iran, Belarus, Argentina, Burundi, Japan, New Zealand, Swaziland ... Read more

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Postcard landscape in La Garrotxa

25 Jul

The name ‘Garrotxa’ comes from old Catalan, meaning “hard and difficult land”. It refers to an abrupt and mountainous terrain, with beautiful landscapes like the one found in the volcanic area in Olot. Read more

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2018, Year of Cultural Tourism in Catalonia and also in La Garrotxa

25 Jul

La Garrotxa participates actively on the Year of Cultural Heritage, an initiative of Council of Europe with the aim of giving value to the Continent’s heritage and artistic inheritance. Read more

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The Universe of Shared Creativity: Origin and Freedom

02 Nov

The professional activity carried out by RCR Arquitectes already nearly 30 years has been and is the subject of a growing national and international valuation. This year they have been recognized with the Pritzker Prize 2017 for a path that represents the value of the local in a global context. Read more