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CATALONIA: Caga tió

Caga tió
Caga torró, avellanes i mató
Si no cagues bé
et daré un cop de bastó
Caga tió

.en translation

Poo log
Poo nougat, hazelnuts and mató (cheese)
If you don’t poo well,
I’ll hit you with a stick
Poo log!

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December 3, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Legend of Sant Jordi

Sant Jordi – The legend

The Legend of Sant Jordi

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April 23, 2018 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Santander la marinera

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November 29, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Soi de Cantabria, soi

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October 19, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

¡Olé! Flamenco

¡Olé! Flamenco
By George Ancona

FLAMENCO—it’s singing, it’s dancing, it’s guitar playing! It’s an exciting, expressive art form that has evolved over hundreds of years.

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, we meet Janira Cordova, who is studying flamenco. The students in her dance company, Flamenco’s Next Generation, are eager to learn the tools of their art: how to move their hands, arms, feet, and bodies to the rhythms of the songs and music. When it is finally time to perform at Santa Fe’s annual Spanish Market, the young dancers can’t wait to get onstage and showcase their skills. As the singing, music, and clapping surround the dancers, Janira’s arms and hands flow through the air. Her skirt whirls. Her feet stamp the floor. Her dancing expresses her joy as she proudly carries on the colorful tradition of flamenco.

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July 19, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Moor’s Last Stand


The Moor’s Last Stand:
How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

by Elizabeth Drayson

I wanted to show why his life matters – and the meanings it now has at this time of extreme tension between the west and the Islamic states.

The last Muslim King in Spain

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May 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

A carpet frays from the edges…

…but the carpet of Muslims Al Andalus frayed from the very center

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April 27, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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