galician galician

Definition(s):

  • (n) a language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain; it is between Portuguese and Spanish but closer to Portuguese; sometimes considered a Portuguese or Spanish dialect

News

  1. Galician bagpipe master Cristina Pato back in Vail

    Galician bagpipe master Cristina Pato is the founder and artistic director of Galician Connection, a forum and multidisciplinary world music festival celebrated at City of Culture of Galicia in Spain.
    on August 3, 2013     Source: Vail Daily

  2. Carlos Nuñez brings his Celtic music of the future to Musikfest

    The Galician bagpiper blends traditional Celtic sounds with eclectic World beat rhythms Those looking for legitimate world music during Musikfest will find it right off the bagpipe on opening night.        
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

Quotes

  1. "The first tune in the set is from the new album, about a Galician musician who went to Mexico," Moloney said. "And in the second half, we go berserk altogether with a full pipe band doing the march I wrote, and a lament for the Irish...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Paddy Moloney Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. "This Galician soil, which in the course of history saw the development of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, in the words of the unforgettable Cardinal Josyf Slipyj, was covered by a mountain of corpses and rivers of blood," Pope John Paul said.
    on Apr 8, 2005 By: Pope John Paul II Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. In a 1992 interview, Castro said that "it doesn't sound too good to say I am the son of a landowner, so let us rather say I am the grandson of exploited Galician peasants."
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: U.S. News & World Report

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