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Spanish culture

Spanish Culture

Seño Laura – Octubre 2008

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La Rioja

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Elche or Elx (in Valencian) is a city located in the Alicante province which, in turn, is a part of the Valencian Community, Spain.

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Part of the town is coastal but the main city is some 15 km (9.5 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea.

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And you will know immediately that you are coming close because all the roads leading to Elche are lined with palm trees and there are a lot of signs proudly announcing that this city was named part of the World Heritage in 2001 thanks to its art and tradition.

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It is now the third most important city in the Valencian Community thanks to its population (220 000) and has a prosperous shoe manufacturing business.

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This is the Altamira Castle, inside you can find the archaeological museum MAHE.

MAHE has a lot of information about the history of Elche.

Castillo de Altamira

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This is the Basílica de Santamaría.

This church was built over an old mosque.

Each August there is a “theatre” play inside the church: Misteri d’Elx (The mistery play of Elche)

Basílica de Santamaría

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Fireworks Night

Noche de la Alborada

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Fireworks Night

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Many archeological remains have been found in Elche, the stone bust of the Lady of Elx (Dama de Elche) is the most important.

Dama de Elche

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That’s me!

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Elche has got more than 200,000 palm trees.

You can go for a walk through the palm tree forest.

Palmeral de Elche

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KS2 Assembly – Spanish Culture

We use the palm trees for the Palm Sunday in Easter.

Domingo de ramos

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And we eat a lot of dates from the palm-trees!

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We are very lucky, we have got a lot of fresh fruit and our typical dish “Arroz con costra” is delicious!