S A L A Z A R -an enticing name –

…one full of mystery and unfolds historical tales of intrigue. The name smacks of evenings spent around the food stalls of Marrakesh in Morocco, where one’s senses are tantalized by the aromatic spices and enticing food dishes crisscrossing into a crescendo of sheer culinary delights. Not so, it is a name assigned to a new…

Evacuees Spanish Civil War -Tortosa.

One of the highlights of this year’s programme is the forced exile by this unpleasant, unwelcomed Civil War, the evacuated route, those Tortoisins followed away from the bloodiest, most horrific bombing cascaded on them by the Italian fascist aircraft they did endure on April 15, 1938. Twenty tons of bombs fell from the skies, more…

Change in the historic “Book & Rose Festival” day.

No, El Dia del Llibre is not cancelled in 2020, merely moved forward to July 23rd after the Covid-19 virus lockdown is lifted, (even if social distancing must still be strictly adhered to), the show must go on! I for one would love to see the national dance of Catalonia, Sardana, performed in Barcelona’s Pla├ža…