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Bilbao, finalist for the World Design Capital 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fifth Triathlon in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Next Sunday, July 24, will be played on Spain Championship Middle Distance Triathlon in Vitoria, home of the World Championship Long Distance Triathlon in 2012. The riders take the start Landa Provincial Park at 9:00 am and the test consists of 1,900 m Swim, 91 km cycling and 21 km race walk. Besides the championship, […]

Basque Country Tourism participates in Conexión Spain Virtual

The first Spain´s virtual tourism fair in Canada and USA will take place from July 6th to 13th, 2011 -24 hours a day, 7 days a week on www.conexionspainvirtual.com Both exhibitors and visitors will be able to interact, present their products and services with only one click. Users will be able to visit booths from […]

We are definitely in fashion

A few months after receiving the Nobel Prize of cities, Bilbao has been selected as a finalist with Cape Town (South Africa) and Dublin (Ireland) to compete for the award of World Design Capital 2014. A new award to a city that has undergone a metamorphosis surprising for its habitants and visitors.

San Sebastian named 2016 European Capital of Culture

The Basque city of San Sebastian, known for its shell-shaped bay and annual film festival, has been selected as one of two European Culture Capitals in 2016, Spain’s culture ministry said Tuesday. The northeastern city was among six Spanish cities in the running for the prestigious tourist-friendly title and the chance to host a series […]

Vitoria-Gasteiz European Green Capital 2012

A triumph that has taken over three decades of environmental policies developed over the years and the commitment of a citizenry that has become an example for the entire European Community in relation to recycling, mobility or water consumption. The European Commission wishes to recognize the efforts of European cities to solve environmental problems and […]

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