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Tarragona choose an icon by popular vote to represent the city


Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The Tourism Council of Tarragona, in collaboration with Artesania Catalunya, starts the selection process to choose the official merchandising. The process is divided into two stages: first, the citizens of Tarragona may choose the favorite icons. The second phase is based on a contest for the artisans of Catalonia, which should create a work inspired by the selected images. When? The last week of May opening for the popular consultation to choose the most representative images of Tarragona. A total of 21 images competing to become the city's image, referring to monuments, artefacts, festivals and traditions. Citizens may vote at the booth located in Tarraco Romana Campus Martius, in the context of the show Rome in museums the world, 28, 29 and 30 May. Those who prefer to vote online may do so through the web www.tarragonaturisme.cat until 7 June. The 21 images Monuments: Amphitheatre, Mediterranean balcony, cathedral, city walls, Devil's Bridge, Tower of Scipio, Return of the circus. Items: Armor, Augusto, helmet, game, Medusa, Nina Ivory Sandals. Festivals and traditions: Bestiary, Castellers, International Fireworks Competition, Devils, Giants, Gladiator, Dwarves old. Promoting the city The resulting images of the popular vote will be the starting point of the competition, run to the artisans of Catalonia, which shall provide different pieces inspired by the icons chosen. The winning pieces will be produced, distributed and marketed as the official merchandising Tarragona. The initiative, called 'Traces of Catalonia, Tarragona', to reinforce the image of Tarragona abroad and facilitate their recognition. This action was organized by the Tourist Board the City of Tarragona and has the support of Tourist Competitiveness Plan Tarraco Romana, and the collaboration of Artesania Catalunya, which owns the trademark Traces of Catalonia. The intention of the project is to transmit the values of our land through crafts, and encourage tourists to visit Tarragona can be a memory linked to heritage.



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