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Catalonia

  1. 1. WE ARE FROM CATALONIA ESCOLA LAVINIA
  2. 2. WHERE IS CATALONIA? <ul><li>WE LIVE IN CATALONIA. CATALONIA IS A SMALL COUNTRY IN THE NORTH EAST OF SPAIN. </li></ul><ul><li>WE HAVE OUR OWN CULTURE, OUR TRADITIONS AND OUR LANGUAGE IS CATALAN. </li></ul><ul><li>WE WANT TO INTRODUCE OUR COUNTRY; WE HOPE YOU ENJOY IT!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. HERE WE ARE!!!
  4. 4. WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT OUR… <ul><li>INTERESTING PLACES </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD </li></ul><ul><li>FESTIVITIES </li></ul><ul><li>MOUNTAINS AND RIVERS </li></ul><ul><li>CELEBRITIES </li></ul>
  5. 5. INTERESTING PLACES
  6. 6. INDEX <ul><li>BARCELONA </li></ul><ul><li>GIRONA </li></ul><ul><li>TARRAGONA </li></ul><ul><li>LLEIDA </li></ul>
  7. 7. BARCELONA <ul><li>BARCELONA IS CATALONIA’S CAPITAL. IT HAS BEAUTIFUL MONUMENTS. ONE OF THEM IS THE HOLY FAMILY, WITH ITS HIGH TOWERS. IT HAS NOT FINISHED YET. . </li></ul>
  8. 8. BARCELONA <ul><li>ANOTHER GAUDI’S BUILDING IS “LA PEDRERA”. THIS IS NOT ITS REAL NAME, IT’S THE CASA MILÀ. </li></ul>
  9. 9. GIRONA <ul><li>GIRONA IS A BIG CITY IN THE NORTH EAST IN CATALONIA. THE JEWISH QUARTER IS A FAMOUS DISTRICT IN THE CITY. </li></ul>
  10. 10. GIRONA <ul><li>ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN PLACE IS THE COSTA BRAVA. IT HAS BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES: CLIFFS, BLUE SEA, SPECTACULAR BEACHES … YOU CAN ALSO VISIT TOWNS LIKE CADAQUÉS. </li></ul>
  11. 11. TARRAGONA <ul><li>TARRAGONA WAS A MAJOR ROMAN CITY. YOU MUST VISIT ROMAN’S THEATRE. IT’S FANTASTIC!!! </li></ul>
  12. 12. TARRAGONA <ul><li>THIS CITY ALSO HAS A VERY IMPORTANT FEATURE: ITS TRADITION CASTELLERA. </li></ul>
  13. 13. LLEIDA <ul><li>LLEIDA IS A BIG CITY IN THE WEST . IT IS KNOWN FOR THE SEU VELLA, A GOTHIC CATHEDRAL. IT’S ON A HILL. </li></ul>
  14. 14. LLEIDA <ul><li>FINALLY, THERE ARE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS IN LLEIDA. FOR EXAMPLE, VALL D’ARAN: ATLANTIC CLIMATE, SNOW AND SPECTACULAR SCENERY . </li></ul>
  15. 15. GASTRONOMY
  16. 16. CALÇOTS <ul><li>CALÇOTS: IT’S A TIPICAL ONION. WE EAT MIXED WITH SAUCE. IT’S DELICIOUS!!! </li></ul>
  17. 17. CARQUINYOLIS <ul><li>CARQUINYOLIS IS A TIPICAL FOOD IN CATALUNYA. </li></ul><ul><li>CARQUINYOLIS ARE VERY SWEET. </li></ul>
  18. 18. HOT CHOCOLATE <ul><li>HOT CHOCOLATE IS A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST OR SNACK. </li></ul><ul><li>YOU CAN DIP “XURROS” IN THE HOT CHOCOLATE. </li></ul><ul><li>WE LOVE IT!! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Crema catalana IT’S A FAMOUS CATALAN DESSERT THE CREMA CATALANA IS MADE WITH EGG YOLKS, SUGAR, WHEAT FLOUR OR CORNMEAL, MILK FLAVORED WITH CINNAMON AND LEMON PEEL, OR SOMETIMES ORANGE.
  20. 20. Cargols a la llauna <ul><li>INGREDIENTS: </li></ul><ul><li>SNAILS </li></ul><ul><li>OIL </li></ul><ul><li>VINEGAR </li></ul><ul><li>SALT THERE IS LOT OF VARIETY OF SNAILS TO BE COOKED DIFFERENTLY. </li></ul><ul><li>YOU CAN SERVE ONLY WITH SALT AND OIL OR WITH A LITTLE VINEGAR. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Esqueixada de bacallà INGREDIENTS: 250 G DESALTED COD 2 RED TOMATOES, OLIVES VIRGIN OLIVE OIL EXTRA, A FEW DROPS OF VINEGAR WINE, SALT AND PEPPER. IT’S A DELICIOUS FOOD!!!!!!!!
  22. 22. Botifarra amb mongetes INGREDIENTS: CATALAN SAUSAGE ( BOTIFARRA ) “ GANXET” WHITE BEANS SALT EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL 2 STRIPS OF BACON. THIS FOOD IS TYPICAL IN CATALONIA
  23. 23. Panellets <ul><li>INGREDIENTS : </li></ul><ul><li>1 / 2 KILO OF SUGAR 1 / 2 KILO OF GROUND RAW ALMONDS 250 GRAMS OF COOKED POTATOES 1 LEMON 3 EGGS </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S POSSIBLE TO MAKE ‘PANALLETS’ WITH DIFFERENT FLAVOURS. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Pa amb tomaquet <ul><li>  - SOME BREAD - SOME TOMATOES, SMALL AND ROUND. - EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL - SALT </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S VERY EASY AND DELICIOUS!!! TASTE IT WITH HAM, CHEESE… </li></ul>
  25. 25. MEL I MATÓ <ul><li>SOME HONEY AND A KIND OF CATALAN FRESH CHEESE </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S AN AMAZING DESSERT </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>TYPICAL CATALAN SAUCE </li></ul><ul><li>INGREDIENTS: GARLIC VIRGIN OIL </li></ul><ul><li>SALT OREGANO </li></ul>ALL I OLI
  27. 27. CULTURE FESTIVITIES AND TRADITIONS
  28. 28. FESTIVITIES AND TRADITIONS <ul><li>THE CATALAN CULTURE HAS GOT A LARGE TRADITION. WE CELEBRATE DIFFERENT FESTIVITIES DURING THE YEAR. </li></ul>
  29. 29. CASTANYADA <ul><li>WE CELEBRATE ON THE 31ST OF OCTOBER </li></ul><ul><li>WE EAT CHESTNUTS AND “ PANELLETS” </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S A TYPICAL AUTUMN FESTIVITY </li></ul>
  30. 30. SANT JORDI <ul><li>LEGEND EXPLAINS ST. GEORGE KILLED THE DRAGON AND SAVED THE PRINCESS. </li></ul><ul><li>FROM DRAGON’S BLOOD GREW A ROSE. </li></ul><ul><li>WE CELEBRATE SANT JORDI ON THE 23RD OF APRIL. </li></ul><ul><li>WE BUY ROSES AND BOOKS </li></ul>
  31. 31. CARNIVAL <ul><li>ON CARNIVAL FESTIVITY, PEOPLE DRESS UP WITH DIFERENT COSTUMES. </li></ul><ul><li>CITIES AND TOWNS ORGANISE BIG PARADES. </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S A FUNNY CELEBRATION </li></ul>
  32. 32. Christmas <ul><li>CHRISTMAS IS A FAMILY FESTIVITY. </li></ul><ul><li>WE CELEBRATE A LOT OF MEALS WITH OUR FAMILY. </li></ul><ul><li>CHILDREN WAIT THREE WISE MENS AND SANTA CLAUS’ GIFTS. </li></ul><ul><li>WE HAVE OUR CHRISTMAS TREE AND THE “PESSEBRE”. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Mountains and rivers
  34. 34. <ul><li>PICA D’ESTATS -3.143,1 M </li></ul><ul><li>TURÓ DE L’HOME -1.706,7 M </li></ul><ul><li>MONTSERRAT -1.236 M </li></ul>Main mountains in Catalonia
  35. 35. <ul><li>PICA D’ESTATS: IS A BIG AND IMPORTANT MOUNTAIN IN CATALONIA </li></ul>pica d'estats
  36. 36. Turo de l’home <ul><li>“ TURÓ DE L’HOME” IS A BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN IN CATALONIA </li></ul>
  37. 37. Montserrat MONTSERRAT IS A BIG AND IMPORTANT MOUNTAIN. IT’S NEAR FROM BARCELONA.
  38. 38. MAIN CATALAN RIVERS <ul><li>THE MAIN CATALAN </li></ul><ul><li>RIVERS ARE: </li></ul><ul><li>EBRE, LLOBREGAT, </li></ul><ul><li>TER, SEGRE, BESÒS, </li></ul><ul><li>FLUVIÀ, NOGUERA </li></ul><ul><li>PALLARESA, NOGUERA </li></ul><ul><li>RIBAGORÇANA ... </li></ul>
  39. 39. CATALAN RIVERS INFORMATION <ul><li>EBRE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT RIVER IN CATALONIA. </li></ul><ul><li>EBRE RIVER IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RIVERS IN SPAIN. </li></ul><ul><li>CATALAN RIVERS ARE NOT SO BIG, EXCEPT EBRE. </li></ul><ul><li>MEDITERRANEAN SEA IS WHERE CATALAN RIVERS END. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Miquel Martí i Pol <ul><li>HE WAS BORN IN RODA DE TER IN 1943 </li></ul><ul><li>HE WAS A FAMOUS POET </li></ul><ul><li>HE WROTE POEMS LIKE “QUINZE POEMES ‘ AND “ANIVERSARI” </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>’’ </li></ul>
  41. 41. Lluís Llach <ul><li>HE WAS BORN IN VERGES IN 1948. </li></ul><ul><li>HE IS A FAMOUS CATALAN SINGER. </li></ul><ul><li>HE COMPOSED “L’ESTACA” AND “LA GALLINETA, FAMOUS SONGS IN CATALONIA. </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>HE WAS BORN IN TARROS ON THE 21ST OF JUNE IN 1882 </li></ul><ul><li>HE WAS AN IMPORTANT POLITICIAN OF CATALONIA . </li></ul>LLUÍS COMPANYS
  43. 43. PEP GUARDIOLA <ul><li>PEP GUARDIOLA IS THE F.C.BARCELONA’S COACH. </li></ul><ul><li>HE WAS BORN IN SANTPEDOR. </li></ul><ul><li>HE WON “THE CATALAN OF THE YEAR” PRIZE IN 2009 </li></ul>
  44. 44. SALVADOR ESPRIU <ul><li>HE WAS AN IMPORTANT CATALAN POET </li></ul><ul><li>HE WAS BORN IN ARENYS DE MAR. </li></ul><ul><li>HE WROTE POEMS DURING THE WAR. </li></ul>
  45. 45. CATALUNYA <ul><li>WITH THIS PRESENTATION WE HOPE YOU WANT TO COME AND VISIT OUR SMALL COUNTRY. YOU ALWAYS WILL BE WELLCOME! </li></ul>

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