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Valentine’s: A celebration of love Posts in English

Valentine’s: A celebration of love

February 14th, also know as Valentine’s Day, is a very important day in the English-speaking world. Traditionally, it was a day for lovers but it has since transformed into a day where people can express[…]

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Summer fireworks

  Summer solstice is on its way and in Catalonia and Valencia, as well as in other parts of the world, celebrations take place to commemorate the shortest night of the year, or Saint John’s[…]

Summer solstice at Stonehenge Posts in English

Summer solstice at Stonehenge

Did you know that the summer solstice happens when the sun is in its highest position in the sky as the North Pole tilts towards the sun by 23.4˚? This is the longest day of[…]

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Morris dancing in May

In the UK the traditional May Day holiday is the first Monday in May.  This is a village festival that can be traced back to the ancient Roman festival of Flora (the Roman goddess of[…]

Let there be light Posts in English

Let there be light

  Light festivals in cities are now all the rage. Modern advances in light technology have made these large-scale art installations possible, and the results are stunning. Barcelona holds its own light event in the[…]