Day: October 10, 2020

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Spain: Covid-19 shattered the dream of Sagrada Familia completion in 2026

The Covid-19 pandemic shattered the dream of building Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia in 2026, and coincides with the 100th anniversary of the death of its architect Antoni Gaudí.    Although construction officials had promised that this iconic temple would be completed before that date, their plan was frustrated due to a shortage of tourists, especially […]

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Sotheby’s to hold Botticelli tax-free auction

  Sotheby’s Auction House will auction a rare duty-free Botticelli to avoid high taxes. 92-year-old cement tycoon Sheldon Solow auctioned a portrait of a young man believed to belong to the Medici family.    Solow bought it for just over $1 million about 40 years ago. The New York auction house now estimates it at […]

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Greece: Art Athina Fair to open on October 15

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Athena Art Fair will be held this year and will open its portal on October 15 through www.aavirtual.gr. The Art Athina virtual platform is hosted by the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Sports.  Art Athina is one of the […]

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Switzerland: new Italian regions added to COVID-19 red list

  After the Bern authorities added Campania, Sardinia and Veneto to Switzerland, four Italian regions are now included in the Swiss red list of COVID-19. Liguria has been considered by the Swiss authorities to be one of the high-risk areas for coronavirus infection. The list currently includes 61 countries and 28 regions. People returning to […]

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Spain: More than 5 million citizens under new covid-19 restrictions

The increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Spain is accelerating the introduction of new confinement rooms across the country. Currently, the restrictions introduced are not as severe as the first wave, when the central government implemented a state of alert and saw that the Spanish could only stay at home for a few […]

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