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Ball de Bastons Workshop

 This week, as part of the Cornerstone courses, students participated in a guided visit to Casa dels Entremesos. This is… More

Sílvia Serra Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona

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Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona


Ball de Bastons Workshop

Sílvia Serra January 8, 2019

 This week, as part of the Cornerstone courses, students participated in a guided visit to Casa dels Entremesos. This is a specific center of production and dissemination of the wealth of traditional Catalan folk culture that provides the public with… More

The Three Wise Men Arrival

Sílvia Serra January 5, 2019

In Spain Christmas holidays last until January 6, the Three Kings’ Day (also known as The Three Wise Men). They are the ones who bring presents to everybody. According to the tradition, the three kings (Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar) followed a star that… More

Countdown to New Year’s in Barcelona!

Sílvia Serra December 31, 2018

In Barcelona, as in the rest of Spain, luck, love and prosperity come together with superstitions and traditions. Let’s learn some of them so you can start 2019 with the best good fortune.   Last dinner: Last dinner of the year is one of the most important… More

Time for "Turrones"! The Christmas Dessert

Sílvia Serra December 17, 2018

Have you noticed that all markets and supermarkets have their stands full of a kind of sweet candies made with almonds, honey, sugar, and even chocolate? The popular sweet Turrones are the typical Spanish dessert during the Christmas holidays. Nowadays… More

Research Projects in Sports, Culture and Society class

Sílvia Serra December 12, 2018

Last week, students taking ISCS310 Sports, Culture and Society course made presentations about their  Research Projects. These projects are based on students´ experiential learning, within a theoretical framework reflecting the reality of sports and culture… More

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