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  • 21 Sep 2013
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    Quebec artists honoured at the Barcelona La Merce Festival

    For over 100 years, the Barcelona La Merce Festival has been a major event in Europe. This year, the City of Montreal is the guest of honour at this festival, which runs from September 21 to 24 and draws more than 2 million participants and tourists.

  • 4 Mar 2013
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    Québec at Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2013

    For the 8th consecutive year, the whirlwind of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest mobile industry exhibition in the world, swept through Barcelona from February 25 to 28, 2013. The event was held at a new venue, Fira Gran Via, a colossal site covering 240,000 square metres, twice as large as last year’s venue.

  • 31 Oct 2012
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    Québec and Catalonia purse their productive cooperation

    The governments of Québec and Catalonia renewed their cooperation agreement for the sixth time on October 24 at the 7th meeting of the Joint Québec-Catalonia Cooperation Committee.

  • 6 Jul 2012
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    Catalonia’s Vice President inquires about Québec's electoral processes

    As part of a cooperation project between the Catalonian government and the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Joana Ortega, Vice President of Catalonia, led a delegation to Quebec City on June 28 and 29. This visit is one of the results of the mission made to Catalonia in March by Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer.

  • 1 Dec 2011
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    Québec targets business tourism at international trade fair in Spain

    Québec took part from November 29 to December 1 in the EIBTM Global Meetings & Events Exhibition, held in Barcelona. The event is one of the world’s leading business tourism trade fairs. A number of countries set up highly innovative booths designed to draw the attention of the 14,000 industry professionals from around the world who attended the trade fair.

  • 18 Nov 2011
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    Québec cinema: Guest of honour at Badalona International Film Festival

    Seventeen Québec-made short films were screened at the FILMETS festival in Spain thanks to the joint efforts of the Québec Government Office in Barcelona, SODEC (Society for the development of cultural ventures) and the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine.

  • 7 Oct 2011
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    Jean Charest promotes the Plan Nord in Spain

    Québec Premier Jean Charest is leading a mission in Spain to present the Plan Nord to Catalan and Spanish politicians and to promote this development project with the Barcelona and Madrid economic establishments. This is the Premier’s first mission to Spain. He is accompanied by Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, the Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie.

  • 18 May 2011
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    Québec cinema in the limelight in Spain

    Québec’s cinema showcase in Spain, the Mostra de Cinema del Québec, is back for a second edition in Barcelona from May 20 to 22.

  • 12 Apr 2011
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    Contemporary Québec dance showcased in Barcelona

    Focus Québec Danse, an event showcasing contemporary Québec dance, was held in Barcelona from April 6 to 10.

  • 22 Dec 2010
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    Québec’s biosphere reserves — an example to follow

    On December 15, Claude Fleury, Director of the Québec Government Office in Barcelona (BQB), gave a speech in the county of Amposta, Catalonia, on Québec’s biosphere reserves. His presentation was part of an event held to launch Spain’s candidacy for the regions of Ebro and Matarranya (located respectively in Catalonia and Aragon) to obtain the status of World Biosphere Reserves, awarded by UNESCO.

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