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Lluís Cabrera
Founder and head of the Taller de Músics school

“Rosalía kept the teachers on their toes”

Rosalía’s concerts in Barcelona in December topped off a fabulous year for the young singer from Sant Esteve Sesrovires, and they coincided with the year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of...

The WORLD is coming to an end

A change of decade (not to mention a change of century or millenium) always tends to bring with it a sense of doom, perhaps because looking back inevitably invites looking ahead, and the future is generally...

THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE

The two C’s

Regrettably, and not for the first time, I have spent most of my Christmas holidays visiting the hospital. And being a great believer in letting out anything that is playing on your mind rather than letting...

THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE

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Santa Llúcia, Barcelona. Neil Stokes
Photo: Andreu Puig / Text:. nstokes@cataloniatoday.cat

Christmas in Catalonia

Jingle Bells, fairy lights, big family meals and gifts are all part of Christmas just about everywhere in the western world, but each country has its own festive idiosyncrasies and traditions, and Catalonia...