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  • 1. Welcome to Catalonia By: Naiara Villanueva Ribera and Luca Cavaliere
  • 2. Catalonia and Spain
    • In Spain there are 19 autonomous communities including Catalonia.
  • 3. Languages
    • The Spanish language today extends around
    • the globe, is the second most important
    • language in the world and the third most
    • widely spoken, with 400 million native
    • speakers.
    • The Castilian, as we know it today is the
    • result of a process of settling more than a
    • millennium, during which the various
    • languages of the inhabitants of the Iberian
    • Peninsula were modified by the influence of
    • the invading Romans, Goths and Arabs.
    • Towards the end of the fifteenth century,
    • with the union of the kingdoms of Castile and
    • Aragon, who extended their rule over most of
    • the peninsula, the language of Castile
    • Castilian-was imposed on other languages
    • and dialects and crossed the Atlantic on the
    • back of the discoverers, conquerors and
    • missionaries.
  • 4. Countries and regions
    • Galicia -Ceuta
    • -Cantabria -Melilla
    • -Asturias -Las Islas Canarias
    • -País Vasco -Mallorca
    • - La Rioja
    • -Aragon
    • -Cataluña
    • -Castilla y Leon
    • -Madrid (capital)
    • -Extremadura
    • -Castilla La Mancha
    • -Valencia
    • -Andalucía
    • -Murcia
  • 5. Galicia
    • Capital: Santiago de Compostela
    • Population: 2.796.089 
    • Party official: 25 July National Day of Galicia
    • Typical there is to do the Camino de
    • Santiago.
  • 6. Cantabria
    • Capital: Santander
    • Population: 591.886 
    • Party official: 15 de septiembre Bien
    • Aparecida.
    • Customs and traditional festivities of
    • Cantabria are as varied as its
    • geography. Held many celebrations,
    • fairs and festivals commercial origin of
    • pagan origin more or less survival of
    • traditional folklore.
  • 7. Asturias
    • Capital: Oviedo
    • Population :1.084.109
    • Party Officia l: 8 September Day the
    • Covadonga and Asturias
    • One af the costums asturianas is
    • the cirder “SIDRA”
  • 8. País Vasco
    • Capital: Vitoria
    • Population : 2.172.175 
    • Party Official :
    • Currently among the most
    • important festivals we would highlight
    • the celebration of Semana Grande de
    • Bilbao, the festival of the Virgen Blanca
    • in Vitoria with Celedon and Tamborrada
    • the Feast of San Sebastian, Flaunt and
    • Hondarribia Irun.
  • 9. La Rioja
    • Capital: Logroño
    • Population: 321.702 
    • Party Official: 9 June Day of the La
    • Rioja .
    • Some of his most popular celebrations
    • and declared of National Tourist
    • Interest are the Festival of Ghost and
    • The Maidens Santo Domingo de la
    • Calzada, the harvest festival of Logroño,
    • the Battle of Wine in Haro, the dance of
    • the stilts and Anguiano bitten by San
    • Vicente de la Sonsierra
  • 10. Aragón
    • Capital: Zaragoza
    • Population : 1.345.473 
    • Party Offial : 23 April Day of Aragon
    • They have a typical dance "Jota“
    • Makes the festival very serious is the
    • Pilar.
  • 11. Castilla y Leon
    • Capital: Valladolid
    • Population : 2.553.301 
    • Party Official: 23 April Day of Castilla y
    • Leon.
    • The Descent of the Angel in the town of
    • Peñafiel (Valladolid) is a highly
    • entrenched tradition, which appears in
    • documents of the eighteenth century
    • and shows you have many more years
    • of history.Generally, the person who
    • plays the angel is a local boy, wearing a
    • white robe and crowned
  • 12. Madrid
    • Capital: Madrid
    • Population : 6.445.499 
    • Party Official : 2 May Day of the
    • Community of Madrid
    • La Feria de San Isidro, held in May at
    • the Plaza Monumental de Las Ventas
    • (Madrid), is one of the most interesting
    • quotes from the world of bullfighting
  • 13. Extremadura
    • Capital: Mérida
    • Population : 1.633.347
    • Party Official : 8 September Day the
    • Extremadura
    • Peropalo is the name that is known to a doll-
    • size, around which carnival always turns in
    • Villanueva de la Vera, a town in the province
    • of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of
    • Extremadura (Spain). The festival is basically
    • a series of rituals that are organized around
    • the main character in the three days of
    • carnival and go from their clothing to their
    • death
  • 14. Castilla y La Mancha
    • Capital: Toledo
    • Population : 2.095.855 
    • Party Offycial: 31 May Day of
    • Castilla-La Mancha
    • With the new year, on the morning of
    • San Silvestre, appears in the village of
    • humans (Guadalajara) the motley
    • motley or indicating that a new natural
    • cycle approaches, helping to triumph in
    • the light of day and night be shortened.
    • This character, according to old beliefs,
    • spread prosperity and fertility on the
    • fields and people. A feast Provincial
    • Tourist Interest
  • 15. Valencia
    • Capital: Valencia
    • Population :814.208
    • Party Official: 19 March Dey of Valencia
    • The fault name corresponding to the
    • artistic buildings of combustible
    • materials as a whole, representing
    • figures known as ninots and
    • compositions of elements. Throughout
    • history, the materials have evolved,
    • but traditionally, these ninots were
    • paper, cardboard and wood. and then
    • burn them except the winner fails
  • 16. Andalucía
    • Capital: Sevilla
    • Population:
    • Party Official: 28 February Day of Andalusia
    • La Semana Santa :in Seville is your
    • celebration of the passion, death and
    • resurrection of Christ through the guilds,
    • which during the week leave in procession to
    • the cathedral of the city. Besides the religious
    • aspects, Holy Week in Seville is a social
    • phenomenon, cultural, tourist and economic
    • importance in the city, has been declared of
    • international tourist interest, constituting a
    • major spring festivals in the city with April
    • Fair.
  • 17. Murcia
    • Capital: Murcia
    • Population: 436.870
    • Party Official: Spring Festival, held the
    • week following Easter Sunday.
    • Throughout the week there are parades
    • and concerts and clubs vegetable
    • garden installed in the gardens of the
    • city called 'huts' in which you can
    • sample the local cuisine. Among the
    • many outstanding events on Tuesday,
    • the Bando de la Huerta and Saturday,
    • the Burial of the Sardine, the latter
    • declared a Fiesta of International
    • Tourist Interest
  • 18. Las Canarias
    • Capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    • Share capital
    • Population: 2.103.992 
    • Party Official: 30 May Canary Day
    • The Canarian wrestling
    • The Canarian wrestling is a sport of
    • opposition
    • which is based on the confrontation
    • two adversaries, which seized up and
    • attempt by the trousers, unbalancing the
    • hand for a minute and a half
  • 19. Ceuta
    • Capital: Ceuta
    • Population: 80.570 
    • Party Official: 2 September
    • San Antonio de Pauda:
    • Secular and religious touches are
    • combined in the celebration of San
    • Antonio de Padua in Ceuta, a city that
    • starts with a pilgrimage to the mountain
    • called Hacho, where the saint's image
    • procession and enjoy a day in the
    • countryside where the institution stands
    • Children of Ceuta Center
  • 20. Melilla
    • Capital: Melilla
    • Population: 73.460
    • Party Official: 14 May Day of Melilla
    • Medieval Market
    • For three days in early July, Melilla
    • holds a Medieval Market, which draws
    • on the historical sites of the city to
    • acclimate the event, organized by the
    • Foundation Melilla Ciudad Monumental
  • 21. Mallorca
    • Capital: Palma
    • Population: 1 .095.426 
    • Party Official: 1 March Day of the
    • Balearic Islands
    • Battle representations Saracens
    • .VS. Islanders
    • On the second Sunday of May is
    • celebrated in Soller, the colorful staging
    • of the landing and the battle of the
    • Saracens against the inhabitants of the
    • island, ending with the victory of the
    • latter
  • 22. Catalonia
    • Capital: Barcelona
    • Official languages:
    • Castilian Catalan Occitan
    • Important traditions :Sardana originated in Sardinia, a
    • dance you could say that is new is danced in groups, and
    • in a circle under the sound of wind instruments. Other
    • popular dances of the region are the dance of sticks or
    • Bastons Ball where the rods is one of the main
    • instruments for his choreography using them both for
    • providing musicalización blows on the floor with this
    • instrument, along with the ringing of the bells
  • 23.
    • Holidays:
    • Catalonia has 15 holidays throughout the year: nine days fixed by the Central Government of Spain, five set by the Generalitat of Catalonia and one set for each town in honor of his master or mistress. The 14 days off, except the festival of each town, are: January 1: New Year. January 6: Epiphany of the Magi. 1 May: Labour Day. Easter: Good Friday. Easter: Easter Monday. June 24: Feast of San Juan. August 15: Assumption of Mary.  September 11: National Day of Catalonia. October 12: National Day of Spain. 1 November: All Saints Day. 6 December: Spanish Constitution Day. December 8: Immaculate Conception. December 25: Christmas. December 26: San Esteban.
  • 24.
    • Important facts :
    • The eleventh day of September is the
    • name of the official party of Catalonia
    • (Catalan: Diada de l'Onze de Setembre,
    • National Day of Catalonia, or simply Diada).
    • This commemorates the fall of Barcelona in
    • the hands of the Bourbon troops under the
    • Duke of Berwick during the War of Spanish
    • Succession on September 11, 1714, after
    • fourteen months of siege. Thus, also recalls
    • the consequent abolition of the Catalan
    • institutions following the promulgation of the
    • decrees of New Plant in 1716
  • 25. Castelldefels in a map of Catalonia
  • 26.
    • Population: 62.080
    • There are different nationalities in castelldefels given to the many foreigners there so we can have other views on different Cutura.
    The most mportant of castelldefels sites are: the castle, the ramparts, the port, Cal Ganxo, black rock and anec blau. Sites to visit the castle, the port, the black rock and anec blau.
  • 27.
    • festivities throughout the year:
    • January to May: Theater, music and exhibitions. January: January 5 ride of kings. February: Half Marathon and Carnival Gava, Castelldefels. March: Women's Conference. April: Holy Week activities. April 23 San Jordi. May: Meeting of "puntaires" Lormont twinning events, fair trade, leisure and tourism in Castelldefels, a week of the Elderly and the fair of Santa Ponca. June to September: Auditions, concerts and dances. June: Fiesta del Barrio de Vista Alegre and Castle, Old Town, the "gathering takes place in Bruguers and June 23 Canigó flame and verbena de San Juan. July: Festival of the Sea, Bellamar block party, the Barrio de Can Roca, in the neighborhood of Lluminetes and Dance festival Castelldefels. August: Summer Festival of Castelldefels. September: Festival Poal district, the September 11 celebration of Catalonia, Cooking Shows and Sports Night. October: October 31 popular chestnuts. December: December 6 Constitution Day. Winter Festival Castelldefels
  • 28. Ies Les Marines
    • IES Las Marinas is a public secondary school and further education, which was created in 1982 as an extension of the institute of Gava. In 1983 it became an independent center, the first center Baccalaureate (BUP) in Castelldefels
    • Located initially in Ca Fiestas in the parsnip old school building was moved to current location in 1986 and, subsequently, we chose its current name, The Marine, a name tied to the area in Castelldefels it is located
    • In 1996 the center initiated the implementation of the reform of secondary education and vocational and currently with a group of 50 teachers who specialize in different areas of knowledge, educate about 500 students aged 12 and 18, in a line that is oriented towards the integral formation of students, enhancing their personal skills, intellectual, scientific, social and cultural rights, promoting respect and tolerance
    • This year we have projects such as: ■ Library Puntedu ■ Comenius ■ Mediació ■ Environment ■ Radio Ones Marines