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Santa Maria de Mataró

The bells of the Basilica of Santa Maria de Mataró will be restored.

The restoration works of the bells of the bell tower of the Basilica of Santa Maria de Mataró have begun, which include the casting of a new bell and the renewal of all the supporting and counterweight elements of the other ones. This will allow the restoration of the historical repertoire and ensure the continuity of manual bell ringing, declared as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The Government of Catalonia has already granted a subsidy of €44,000, and the City Hall of Mataró will contribute an additional €44,000 to make the project possible.

Refetor de la Casa de l'Almoina, amb les pintures romàniques presidint

Celebration of 900 years of Polinyà paintings

The anniversary of the consecration of the church of Sant Salvador de Polinyà and the inauguration of its remarkable wall paintings now 900 years ago are a good occasion to “celebrate” and love the local cultural heritage, which brings us closer and helps us understand the history of the diocese of Barcelona and our culture.