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Tarragona dedicated the 5th Conference Series to alpinisme, mountain climbing and caving

Tarragona dedicated the 5th Conference Series to alpinisme, mountain climbing and caving

Tarragona. Salou. Costa Dorada. 9 February 2012. Tarragona Province has the start of the 5th Conference Series mountain. Entitled "The Mountain 3D", the series is devoted to mountaineering, climbing and caving, and will run until next March 1. This initiative, organized by the institution and the Alpine Club K2 supra, this year has a total of four sessions, where experts mountaineers, climbers and cavers share their experiences with the public. The inaugural lecture, "7 mountains and a woman", was held this evening in the hall of the Palau de Santiago Coast Provincial Council, with a great turnout, and was given the climber Rosa Fernández (Cangas of Narcea, Asturias, 1960), the only Spanish woman who has completed the 7 summits challenge / 7 continents. Fernandez has climbed 4 of the 5 highest mountains in the world: Everest, Kangchenjunga, Makalu and Lotse. In total, 6 has eight thousand. After beating cancer, in 2011 returned to the Himalayas and reaches the summit of Kangchenjunga (8.586m) in spring, and the top of Manaslu (8.156m) in October. "The mountains helped me a lot to overcome the disease," he said, adding that in the mountaineering world "when you have not completed a challenge because you're thinking of the next, and until you do it for you the mind. " This Asturian mountaineer, who has shared with the audience, and through images that she recorded, the experiences in the 7 summits project / 7 continents, explained the whole process entails issuing from the beginning to end, a record of his great passion for the mountains. The cycle continues The next two sessions will be held at the Palau Delegation of 16 and 23 February, at 19.30, and will be paid, respectively, the climber Joseph Henry Castellnou (to give a lecture entitled: "Rock of legend: climbing in the mountains of Tarragona "), and José Luis Almiñana speleologist, (with the conference:" The Urban Cave of Tarragona, a city under Roman amazing caving "). The closing of the cycle will take place on Thursday, March 1, number 4 in the shed at the Port of Tarragona, with the world premiere of the documentary "Beyond Kumbhakarna" by mountaineer Oscar Cadiach, and reflects how the Nepalese sherpa Migma got crowned the 14 peaks over 8,000 meters. An exhibition complements the lectures As part of the 5th Conference Series Mountain, opened this afternoon, the photo exhibition "Discovering the cave city of Tarragona", which will be open to the courtyard of the Palau Council until next Sunday 26 February. This show is part of traveling exhibitions, a service that the Council provides municipalities of the territory in order to decentralize and bring the exhibits throughout the province. The inaugural event The opening of the exhibition and series of lectures was given by the President of the Province of Tarragona, Josep Poblet. Likewise, the act is attended by mountaineer Oscar Cadiach, the president of the Alpine Club K2, Paul Salas, deputy of the institution's inter Antonio Lopez, president of the Port of Tarragona, Joseph M. Andreu, the director of the Cultural Services of Tarragona, Jordi Agras from the territorial representative of Sport in Tarragona, Gemma Solé, the councilor Robert Vendrell in Tarragona, and vice president of the Cave Research Society Tarragona, Josep Lluis Almiñana, among other representatives of the social, cultural and sports of the province.

Tags: costa dorada, el vendrell, painting, sculpture, exhibitions, museums
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