February 2011

“Spain”, a normal country?

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A childish controversy erupted a few weeks ago regarding the use of minority languages in the Spanish “Senate.” For the first time since the restoration of democracy (a mere 35 years ago...) a senator from the Catalan group Entesa [a left-wing “Catalanist” coalition], Ramon Aleu, used Catalan in a plenary session.

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MNAC's Romanesque art on show in Madrid

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The National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) conserves the most important and diverse collection of Romanesque art in the world.  This collection can now be seen in Madrid at an exhibition known as, ‘El esplendor del románico’ (The Splendour of Romanesque art’) in the rooms of the Fundación MAPFRE.

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