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Lecture by Arsuaga, Atapuerca´s director

11/05/2005 This prestigious paleontologist, who has received the Príncipe de Asturias Prize for his findings in the Atapuerca mountains, near the city of Burgos, will open the series of lectures called "Encounters with the Cathedral" next Monday, 16 May.

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The Basque Government gives 800.000€ to the restoration

11/02/2005 This section covers the period 2004-2007 and is aimed at upgrading the tower and portico to give them with new cultural uses.

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The Cathedral, ´an example of tourism know-how´

26/01/2005 The tour operators participating in the International Tourism Fair, Fitur 2005, highlight the "informative nature" of the guided visits.

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The visits include the triforium and the vaults of the portico.

12/01/2005 These two areas of the Old Cathedral can only be visited one day a week, on Wednesdays, for technical reasons.

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Record number of visits in 2004 with 75,000 people

01/01/2005 This figure shows a 15% rise with regard to the previous year and the trend indicates 100,000 visitors in 2005.

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Portugal praises the restoration as a ´model in Europe´

17/11/2004 The Santa Maria Cathedral Foundation presents the project in Lisbon with conferences and exhibitions.

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The Cathedral portico will be restored by the end of 2005

11/11/2004 After two years of exhaustive research, work is now beginning to solve the deterioration problems.

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The King and Queen praise the Cathedral restoration

01/09/2004 King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia demonstrated their support to the project to restore the gothic temple during their visit.

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Awards of the II Short Story Competition

24/06/2004 Arturo Martínez Musitu, from Vitoria, is awarded the first prize with a story entitled "Al aire" (Air).

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Prizes for Photographic Contest

17/06/2004 Jesús María Gómez from Vitoria has won first prize for a collection in black and white entitled "Four seconds".

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