What’s going on this week? – April 14th

¡Hola a todos! Esperamos que estéis disfrutando de la Semana Santa, tanto si estáis en Sevilla como si os habéis ido de viaje. Recordad los que estéis en Sevilla que más abajo tenéis información útil sobre la Semana Santa.
Aún os podéis apuntar para la clase de flamenco en staff.seville@gowithcea.com ¡Será muy divertido y os vendrá muy bien aprender a bailar sevillanas para la feria!
¡Disfrutad de la Semana Santa!

Hello everyone! We hope you are enjoying Holy Week, whether you are staying in Seville or you have gone away. For those of you that are staying, remember that you have useful information about Semana Santa below.
You still can sign up for the flamenco class in staff.seville@gowithcea.com. It will be very fun and it is very helpful for feria to know how to dance sevillanas.
Enjoy the Holy Week!


Semana Santa Special Information

General information about Semana Santa in english with tips from an american point of view: http://www.exploreseville.com/events/semana-santa.htm

This website offers live and direct information about Semana Santa: http://www.semanasantadesevilla.tv/

Semana Santa online guide. You can download the file or the app for your smartphone: http://www.semanasantaentumovil.com/llamador

Remember that during Semana Santa Seville duplicates its population an it is going to be very crowded. Be careful with your personal belongings when you are in a crowd.

If you think you need to go to the doctor, please take into consideration that ER will be more crowded than usually. Try to plan your visits to the clinic in advance.


Housing

We remind you that during Semana Santa there will be no cleaning service.


Student Services

Please remember to share with us your travel information during Holy Week, especially if you are traveling on your own. As a safety tip, we recommend you to have a copy of your passport in your mobile phone and remember to lock your apartment when you leave.

What: Re-entry & Career Development workshop
Where: CEA Study Center.
When: Wednesday, April 30th, time TBD.
Sign up: Write us an email to Staff.seville@gowithcea.com
Description: Did you experience culture shock when you got to Seville? Even if you did not, you probably will when you go back. Many study abroad students say that going home was harder for them to adjust to than coming abroad.
Here’s your opportunity to learn about the process and some tips on how to adjust academically, culturally, and socially upon your re-entry in the US.

What: Flamenco class
Where: CEA Study Center.
When: Tuesday, April 22nd at 7 p.m.
Sign up: Write us an email to Staff.seville@gowithcea.com
Description: learn to dance sevillanas with this special class before feria.

What: Lagos overnight trip
Meeting point: Restaurante Oriza at 10:00 a.m.
When: Friday, April 25th and 26th.
Description: The area of Lagos is the most diverse in the Algarve region, turning it into one of singular beauty, a mix of rocky and long sandy beaches sheltered by the bay.
Itinerary:
Friday, April 25th
10.00 We meet at Oriza, the restaurant next to University of Seville
10.15 We leave to the Algarve.
From this moment on, the rest of the itinerary is in Portuguese time (one hour less behind Spainish time).
13.30 Arrive in Lagos. Check-in at the hotel. Free time to enjoy the beaches, , swimming pools or beach club at the hotel and the town.
7.00 Optional visit to Cabo de San Vicente (End of the World).
Saturday, April 26th
7.30-10.00 Breakfast in hotel restaurant included.
10.45 Deadline to do the check out of the hotel and walk to the bus to leave the luggage if you have not paid for an extra night.
11.30 Grotto tour by boat.
12.30. Free time for lunch, enjoy the beach or town. Please bring sandwiches or funds.
5.00 We leave Lagos
9.00 We arrive in Seville (Spanish time).

What: Bullfight
Where: Maestranza bullring.
When: Sunday, April 27th or Friday, May 2nd.
Sign up: Write us an email to Staff.seville@gowithcea.com with the  chosen date before April 18th.
Description:
 Experience the most extreme and controversial tradition in Spain.

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