Cultural heritage

Bellver castle to be renovated for 1 million euros

The council of Mallorca (Consell de Mallorca), has unanimously granted almost a million euro to a renovation project of the Bellver castle in Palma.   Renovation of the Bellver The first vice president and councilor of culture and sports, Francesc Miralles, has been advocating and defending this renovation of the Bellver castle, which he refers …

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Artalaiotica, prehistoric weekend in Artà 2017

[row] [col span__sm=”12″] Dicvover the fascinating prehistory of Mallorca close up in the cultural capital of Artà Prehistoric Mallorca, is perhaps one of the most discussed and fascinating subjects when talking about the Mallorcan history. The many archaeological excavations done in Artà, evidences a highly structured society from more than 3.000 BC. Now it is …

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Binissalem Stone & Artisan Fair 2017

[row] [col span__sm=”12″] Come explore the cultural heritage of Binissalem and enjoy a wide spectra of exhibitions and performances Binissalem, has a long tradition with stone works which has been one of the main sources of income for the area ever since industrialism made is entrance. To celebrate these traditions, Binissalem arranges an annual Stone & Artisan …

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International awareness day of biological diversity

2017 is the year of development of sustainable tourism and the implementation The diversity of species, ecosystems and landscapes attracts tourism and fosters economic growth. In turn, a well-managed tourism sector contributes significantly to protecting flora and fauna, including increasing populations of certain key species, as well as raising awareness of the value of biodiversity …

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Dry stone technique approved as cultural heritage

[row] [col span=”6″ span__sm=”12″] Island Heritage Committee approves the dry stone technique as cultural heritage Dry stone construction technique, has for centuries dominated large areas of the Balearic islands, especially in the Tramuntana mountain range. This Tuesday, the Island Heritage Committee approved the dry stone technique as an official asset of cultural heritage of the …

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