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  1. 1. COMENIUS 2012 – 2013 CATALONIA Marta Finestra Ariana Lung Carla Mas Jordi Mir Carla Mònico Francesc Sanz Xavier Sobrepere
  2. 2. INDEX Catalonia  Where is it?  Our flag  Traditions  Artists Les Garrigues  Where is it?  Weather  Economy  Festivities  Products and food Our school
  3. 3. CATALONIA Catalonia is an European country in the western Mediterranean. In Catalonia, Catalan is spoken. It has got about 7 million inhabitants and its capital is Barcelona.
  4. 4. CATALONIA Catalonia is divided into four provinces.  Barcelona  Girona  Lleida  Tarragona
  5. 5. OUR FLAG
  6. 6. OUR FLAG It is red and yellow. The flag’s legend talks about a hero called Guifré el Pilós who was wounded by King Lluís. The four bars are from the four fingers of Guifré el Pilós’s hand.
  7. 7. TRADITIONS We celebrate these important days:  Onze de setembre – 11th September  La castanyada – 31st October  Sant Jordi – 23rd April  Sant Joan – 23rd June
  8. 8. TRADITIONS We have important traditions like...  Traditional dance: La Sardana  Traditional characters: Els gegants  Traditional animals: El burro català
  9. 9. TRADITIONS Legends and heroes  Guifré el Pilós  legend  El timbaler del Bruc  hero  Sant Jordi  hero
  10. 10. ARTISTS In Catalonia we have some important artists:  Joan Miró  Antoni Gaudí  Salvador Dalí
  11. 11. LES GARRIGUES Where is it?  Les Garrigues is located in the west of Catalonia and belongs to the province of Lleida.
  12. 12. VILLAGES The villages of the region are small. Les Garrigues has got 24 villages. The capital of les Garrigues is les Borges Blanques. Most of the houses are for single families. In les Garrigues, there are typical constructions which are made of stone. They are called “cabana de volta” and “aljubs”.
  13. 13. WEATHER In our area the climate is continental Mediterranean dry with little precipitation, giving the maximum in spring and autumn and minimum in winter and summer. As for temperature, winters are cold, (mainly because of persistent fog), and the summers are very hot. Fog is the weather phenomenon which predominates in the region.
  14. 14. ECONOMY Our district is agricultural and the main crop is Arbequina olives trees. It also grows the almond tree and grapes.
  15. 15. FESTIVITIES Each town holds its festival. The most representative actions are encounters of giants and devils. This festival is called “Festa Major”
  16. 16. FESTIVITIES In les Borges Blanques we celebrate the Fair of the oil.
  17. 17. PRODUCTS The typical products of the region are:  Oil  Bread kidney: pa de ronyó  Nuts  Honey
  18. 18. TYPICAL FOOD The typical food in Catalonia is bread with tomato dipping oil. Snails
  19. 19. OUR SCHOOL This school is private school. There are kindgarden, nursery, primary and secondary.
  20. 20. NURSERY The nursery is on the top of les Borges Blanques. There are a small playground, a multipurpose room, and dining room. There are: P1,P2,P3,P4 and P5.
  21. 21. PRIMARY Some years before we were in the old building. But now, we are in the new one. There are six rooms. Under the rooms there is an indoor playground with four baskets.
  22. 22. SECONDARY They are the oldest students in the school . There are four classes with two rooms A and B.  The 1st classes are in the cloister.  The 2nd classes are next to the playgrounds.  The 3rd and the 4th classrooms are on the 1st classrooms.
  23. 23. OTHER ROOMS In the school there are 2 ICT rooms with interactive boards. A theatre A church Playgrounds A dining room A library A music room
  24. 24. TYPICAL PARTIES IN THE SCHOOL In the school we celebrated:  La Castanyada  Christmas  The marathon  Festa fi de Curs