Transcript of "Catalonia2014_Comenius project OCER"
Cor de Maria School
Olot, Catalonia, Spain
Catalonia is located south
west of Europe, north east
The Mediterranean Sea is
east of Catalonia.
Catalonia’s area is 31.895
It has 7.570.908 inhabitants.
The legend says that the Count of Barcelona
“Guifré el Pelós” fell injured during the war.
The king put his fingers in his wound and
made the four strips of blood on his golden
La Generalitat is the
institution of self
government of Catalonia
president and Parliament).
According to the Spanish constitution of 1978, Catalonia
is a historic community, a nationality, with its own
language, Catalan -spoken by about 7 million people.
Barcelona is the financial
capital of Catalonia.
It welcomes millions of visitors
formed by 80 monks, has
been for about 1000
years at the service of
pilgrims who come from
all over the world to
venerate the image of
the black Virgin.
Tourist place north east of
Mild climate, diversity of
landscape, light, vegetation …
and the best known Catalan
He was a genius of modernist architecture.
He got inspired from nature, which is reflected in his
“The architecture is the arrangement of light, the sculpture is
the play of light” (Antoni Gaudí).
It is Gaudi’s dream.
Nowadays the only cathedral under construction.
The continuation of Gaudi’s project has become an
important symbol of Barcelona.
Regarded as one of the most remarkable works of
Built between 1900-1914, as a residential city in a
A fascinating scene of pines and palm trees with
overdimensional architectonical shapes.
Known as one of the greatest cellists of all time. One of his last
compositions was the "Hymn of the United Nations”. In 1971 he
was awarded the U.N. Peace Medal in recognition of his stance for
peace, justice and freedom. Casals accepted the medal and made
his famous “I am a Catalan” speech, where he stated that Catalonia
had the first democratic parliament.
Dalí theatre-Museum in Figueres
He was a genius of abstract painting. Most of his
masterpieces are preserved in the Dali theatre-museum
Life is full of difficulties…
…the most important is to stand up again…
…and fight till the end.
This is our inner feeling.
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