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Celtic Radio Community > Galicia, Portugal & Spain > St. James' Day!


Posted by: Viriato 24-Jul-2005, 05:28 PM
Today is St. James' Day, the Patron of Galicia and the day begun at midnight with an expectacular display of fireworks on the Cathedral's square IN the Capital of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela.

Unfortunately also with the "greeting" of the separatists starting off a bomb in a bank in Santiago.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050724/ap_on_re_eu/spain_explosion/nc:732;_ylt=AjwbZQsqO_c0Ye1AjtIMJEx0bBAF;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl


Here there are some links related to Santiago.

http://www.csj.org.uk/present.htm
http://www.celtia.info/culture/religion/santiago.html
http://www.seed.slb.com/en/scictr/watch/st_james/

Posted by: Viriato 24-Jul-2005, 06:11 PM
And just now is going on a concert by Milladoiro live on the Galician TV

http://www.crtvg.es/cgi-bin/iniciocrtvg.asp?idioma=galego

and click on the top left square that says "TVG Directo"

Absolutely fabulous!

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