San Sebastián

What is San Sebastián known for?


size+events

; Despite the city’s small size, events such as the San Sebastián International Film Festival have given it an international dimension. San Sebastián, along with Wrocław, Poland, will be the European Capital of Culture in 2016.


world family

Spielberg , Gregory Peck, Elizabeth Taylor are some of the stars that have participated in this festival, the most important in Spain and one of the best cinema festivals in the world. Family He married, on 29 October 1789, Mary daughter of John Carey of Guernsey. Le Marchant, D., p 13. All accounts suggest that Le Marchant was a devoted husband and father. Mary Le Marchant pre-deceased her husband, dying in childbirth in 1811. Le Marchant had four sons and six


annual horror

) Bremen , Moscow, Hamburg, Berlin, München, Stuttgart. The film is in the form of an advertisement for a toy called ''Schlangemann'', a Ken (Ken (toy doll)) doll with an interchangeable penis in 3 sizes: normal, large, and gigantic. Der Schlangemann received the audience award for best short film at the 13th Annual Horror and Fantasy Film Festival in San Sebastián, Spain, November 2002. '''Iván Campo Ramos''' (born 21 February


successful period

Bilbao also hosts 31% of the total Basque Country (Basque Country (autonomous community)) visitors, being the top


event taking

Concha ''. Thousands of supporters coming from these coastal locations pour into the city's streets and promenades overlooking the bay to follow the event, especially on the Sunday of the final race. All day long the streets of the Old Part play host to droves of youths clad in their team colours who party there in a cheerful atmosphere. Santa Ageda Bezpera Saint Agatha's Eve is a traditional event taking place at the beginning of February or end of January in many spots of the Basque


scientific production

Scientific production covers areas like Materials Science, Cancer Research, Alzheimer and Parkinson, Architecture, Polymer Science, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology, Robotics or Informatics. Sport thumb Surf in Donosti-San Sebastián (File:Surf in Donosti-San Sebastián.jpg) The principal football (Association Football) club in the city is Real Sociedad. After two seasons in the Segunda División, the club won promotion back to La Liga after winning the 2009–10 Segunda División


complex poetry

is often called pop rock, but it is often fused with Latin (Latin American music) beats, folk rock, synthesizers, complex poetic (poetry) lyrics and in particular, traditional Spanish (Spanish people) folk music. Juan Aguirre was born in San Sebastián (also known as Donostia) in the Guipúzcoa province of Spain. He spent his childhood in the town of Gros and currently resides in Zaragoza, while Eva originates


treatment quot

and returned to France for treatment: "the Spanish priests would have rejoiced if the hand of God had been laid on him whom they called the butcher of the 2nd of May." Foy, p. 312 General Savary (Anne Jean Marie René Savary), a man "more distinguished as Minister of Police than as any field commander", arrived to take command of the shaky French garrison at a critical hour. Glover, p. 54 File:Balenciaga


rich range

shows a dynamic cultural scene, where grass-roots initiative based on different parts of the city and the concerted private and public synergy have paved the ground for a rich range of possibilities and events catering to the tastes of a wide and selected public alike. The city was selected as European Capital of Culture for 2016 (shared with Wrocław, Poland) with a basic motto, "Waves of people's energy", summarizing a clear message: people and movements of citizens


national field

women's national field hockey team Women's National Team that surprisingly won the golden medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics on home soil (Barcelona).

San Sebastián

'''San Sebastián''' ( Locals call themselves ''donostiarra'' (singular), both in Spanish (Spanish language) ''Donostiarra''. Diccionario de la Real Academia Española. and Basque (Basque language).

The main economic activities are commerce and tourism, and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain.

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