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Spain coronavirus: Lockdown is ordered for 200,000 in Lleida province

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Spain coronavirus: Lockdown is ordered for 200,000 in Lleida province

“We have decided to implement perimeter controls around Segrià (county) in response to data that confirms significant growth in the number of Covid-19 cases,” regional Catalan president Quim Torra announced at a press conference.

The confinement begins at midday Saturday and includes the provincial capital of Lleida. This will be enforced by 24 police checkpoints around the area, preventing movement in and out, except for work or to treat people with special needs, two Catalan government spokesmen told CNN.

The containment order has no time limit, and will be where it is temporarily needed to fight outbreaks in the area, two Catalan government spokesmen added.

Over the past few weeks, medical personnel have tried to control various coronavirus outbreaks in the area, which involve seasonal workers in agricultural companies, as well as in senior care facilities and a small hotel that treats the homeless.

Spain has counted more than 28,000 deaths and 250,000 cases from the pandemic, one of the hardest hit countries in Europe. But national confinement for 3.5 months slowed the pace of the virus, and the Spanish government lifted it on June 21, giving control back to 17 Spanish regional governments.

Since then, officials have reported about 50 outbreaks of new cases nationally, localized around businesses, treatment facilities, and even at parties. But nothing reached the level of situation in the Segrià region.

There, residents will be able to move within the region on important matters, but social gatherings in public will be limited to 10 people, the Catalan government said.

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Elsewhere, in southern Malaga, whose airport is a major entry point for tourists heading to the Spanish coast of the Costa del Sol in the Mediterranean, medical authorities are investigating an outbreak with 105 confirmed Covid-19 cases, the Andalusian regional government said on its website.

In Granada, home to the cultural site of the Alhambra Palace, they are also investigating five other outbreaks, with a combined total of 29 confirmed cases mostly in the local area, the Andalusian government said.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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