Bids invited for 178-million-euro construction contracts on new Murcia motorway
The aim is to ease Murcia traffic on the busy motorway around the north of the regional capital Drivers in and around Murcia have become accustomed in recent years to the fact that every weekday morning, and on most evenings, the traffic on the..

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Air safety certificate still pending at Corvera airport under a month before the first flights
Aena and the Murcia government see no cause for concern as the big day approaches With under a month to go before the first flights are scheduled to land and take off at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera, there is still one..

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Dog owners injured after pitbull attacks Maltese in Alcantarilla
The pitbull owner was in breach of the laws regarding potentially dangerous dog breeds Two dog owners are reported to have suffered injuries in Alcantarilla while separating their pets, one of which had attacked the other. The dog fight was..

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Taxi drivers from 15 municipalities protest in the city of Murcia
Traffic disruption expected as cabbies demand the right to offer services to and from the regional capital Traffic in the city of Murcia is expected to be severely disrupted on Thursday from 11.30 onwards, as the effects of the weekly market in..

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3 kilos of coins found by rubbish bins in Murcia
Most of the coins were pesetas and of little value The Banco de España calculates that there are still over 273,000 million pesetas in the possession of members of the public, with an approximate value of 1,644 million euros, and if an incident..

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Estrella de Levante unveils its 2018 Christmas beer!
The beer can be tasted at the Christmas market in Murcia with all proceeds going to charity The 2018 Christmas beer produced at the Estrella de Levante brewery in Espinardo, in the north of the city of Murcia, was officially presented on Wednesday..

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Seats for the Murcia Three Kings parade on 5th January can be booked now
One of the largest parades of the year in the city of Murcia heralds the arrival of the Reyes Magos December has only just started, but in the city of Murcia the lights have already been switched on at the 40-metre tree in Plaza Circular and as..

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4 restaurant licences awarded at Corvera airport
Subway and Costa Coffee transfer operations from San Javier to Corvera With the arrival and departure of the first flights at the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera growing ever more imminent, management company Aena confirmed..

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1,000 ancient coins and other relics confiscated from unauthorized Murcia collector
The coins were minted by Greek, Iberian, Roman and Moorish settlers in Spain Yet another operation against the unauthorized hoarding of archaeological relics has been reported in the Region of Murcia by the Guardia Civil, who have recovered approximately..

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Ready for the first flights at Corvera in January: the regional press begins to comment on the schedules for summer 2019
Four destinations in Norway and one in Asturias are added to those in the UK and Eire A report published in regional newspaper La Verdad on Tuesday appeared to celebrate the fact that by the start of the next summer flight schedule in late March..

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Until June 2019, free organ recitals in and around the city of Murcia
The “Suenan los Órganos en Murcia” cycle features recitals every month A new season of organ recitals has been unveiled in the city of Murcia, not only at the Merklin organ of Murcia cathedral but also in other major churches in the city..

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Season tickets for autumn 2018 concert cycles at the Murcia Auditorium
22 concerts and dance performances at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia with discounts of up to 40 per cent! The programs for the main concert cycles during the 2018-19 season at the Víctor Villegas auditorium in the city of Murcia have..

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To 5th January the Christmas Artisan Fair in Murcia City offers 70 stands of hand-made goods
The Christmas artisan fair is open until Three Kings on 5th January in the city centre of Murcia Thousands of beautiful hand-made artisan items are on offer between the beginning of December and the 5th January 2019 in the XXXIV Muestra de Artesan..

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Murcia city nativity scenes (belenes) 2018-2019
A guide to the best nativity scenes to visit with the family in Murcia City this festive season The tradition of making nativity scenes has been at the heart of Murcian traditional culture for centuries, both at family and institutional level..

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20th to 22nd December, The Nutcracker, ballet for all the family at the Murcia auditorium
The National Dance Company and the OSRM at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia This new production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by José Carlos Martínez and based on the adaptation of E.T.A Hoffmann’s tale by Marius Petipa, takes the audience..

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Open every Sunday: Shopping, Entertainment and Gastronomy at Rin Ran Market in El Palmar
Clothing, accessories, perfumes, collectables, books, artwork and crafts are just some of the varied offerings at Rin Rin Market Rin Ran in El Palmar, Murcia, is an exciting alternative to the traditional Sunday market, offering vibrant, colourful..

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23rd December, classical clarinet music for Christmas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Jesús Carrasco joins the Cuarteto Saravasti on the stage of the Murcia auditorium It has become a tradition for the Cuarteto Saravasti to offer a pre-Christmas concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia, and this year the 19th..

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23rd December, lunchtime Frozen tribute show at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Songs from the movie and other children’s films at the Murcia auditorium This concert features 75 minutes of music including the best songs from the film Frozen and the new short film, along with others taken from the soundtracks of recent children..

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The Living Belén at El Raal Murcia 2018-2019
Open intermittently from 25th December to 6th January Murcia, El Belen Viviente, the El Raal Living Belén This is a charming and characterful living nativity scene and celebrates Murcian traditions and culture as well as the Christmas story...

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29th and 30th December, Forever, Michael Jackson tribute show at the Murcia auditorium
The music of the King of Pop is alive and well at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia Billed as “the best show about the King of Pop”, Forever is the only Michael Jackson tribute spectacle which has been endorsed by three members of the late..

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4th January, New Year orchestral concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra with their traditional concert in the Murcia auditorium The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) and resident conductor Virginia Martínez offer their traditional New Year concert at the Auditorio..

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8th January, the Brentano Quartet at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn at the Murcia auditorium The Brentano Quartet present a program consisting of pieces by Josef Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven and Felix Mendelssohn. The concert on 8th January at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas..

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10th January, pianist Alexander Malofeev and the OSRM at the Murcia auditorium
The fourth concert in the 2018/19 Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas The fourth of 11 concerts in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM)’s 2018/19 cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the..

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11th January 2019 Brothers in Band: Dire Straits tribute at the Murcia Auditorium
Over 20 Dire Straits favourites at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia Brothers in Band (styling themselves bROTHERS iN bAND in the fashion of the legendary group they emulate) is billed as the best international Dire Straits tribute show..

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12th January, Luis Cepeda live in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The TV talent show contestant presents his first album at the Murcia auditorium Singer Luis Cepeda, who has shot to fame in Spain after his appearances in the “Operación Triunfo” and “La Voz” TV talent shows, presents songs from his first..

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13th January Murcia City: lunchtime bands concert in the Victor Villegas Auditorium
Tickets for this concert are just 3 euros On Sunday 13th January the Auditorio Victor Villegas offers a lunchtime concert featuring two bands from the Murcia Region. On this occasion, the two selected bands are the Banda escuela de la Agrupaci..

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17th January, pianist Paris Tsenikoglou at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Borodin, Kodaly, Chopin and Tchaikovsky at the Murcia auditorium The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM), under the baton of guest conductor Mario Ortuño, are joined by pianist Paris Tsenikoglou for a performance of Borodin’..

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18th January, The Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra perform Mahler’s 9th Symphony in Murcia
Adam Fischer conducts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia Gustav Mahler’s last symphony was premiered in Vienna in 1912, and is brought to Murcia by the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Adam Fischer, one..

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20th January family classical music with The Brave Little Tailor in Murcia
Music by Harsányi at a lunchtime concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas The 2018/19 family concert cycle continues at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia on Sunday 20th January with a puppet show featuring “El Sastrecillo Valiente” (..

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25th January, violinist David Grimal joins the OSRM to perform Beethoven classics in Murcia
The 5th Symphony and the Concerto for Violin and Piano at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The fifth of 11 concerts in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM)’s 2018/19 cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital..

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26th January 2019 Russian Imperial Ballet at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Chopiniana and Ravel’s Bolero at the Murcia auditorium as the 2018/19 dance season continues The third in the cycle of 7 dance performances during the 2018/19 season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features the Russian Imperial Ballet..

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27th January, film music by John Williams at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Some of the best known music from the movies performed by the FSO at the Murcia auditorium The Film Symphony Orchestra is touring Spain in early 2019 offering a program of more than 4 hours of music composed for the movies by John Williams, who..

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1st to 3rd February, ABBA Live TV tribute show at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
A selection of Abba favourites on stage at the Murcia auditorium The musical “Abba Live TV” requires the stage of the auditorium in the city of Murcia to be transformed into a TV set, where a special featuring some of the group’s extensive..

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3rd February, lunchtime classical and jazz concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
La Tempestad and Baboon Blues County perform at the Murcia auditorium Following the success of the first season of Sunday lunchtime events in the “Con Cierto Sabor” cycle, a second edition is being held during the 2018-2019 season at the Auditorio..

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4th February, Il Concerto Accademico at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Corelli, Mozart, Skalkotas and Nielsen at the Murcia auditorium Il Concerto Accademico, directed by lead violinist Margherita Marseglia, perform Corelli’s Concerto Grosso, Mozart’s second violin concerto, Skalkotas’ Seven Greek..

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8th February 2019 Nunca Os Olvidaremos, comedy at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Spanish comedians Dani Mateo, Raúl Cimas and JJ Vaquero on stage at the Murcia auditorium Three of Spain’s top TV comedy monologue artists, Dani Mateo, Raúl Cimas and JJ Vaquero, together on the stage in a show entitled “Nunca os Olvidaremos..

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9th February 2019 flamenco dancer Sara Baras at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
“Sombras” explores different aspects of flamenco as part of the Murcia auditorium 2018/19 dance cycle The fourth in the cycle of 7 dance performances during the 2018/19 season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features leading flamenco..

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13th February 2019 African and South American slave music explored at the Murcia auditorium
Las Rutas de la Esclavitud with Jordi Savall at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The 2018/19 “Grandes Conciertos” cycle at the Murcia auditorium continues on Wednesday 13th February with a performance of “Las Rutas de la Esclavitud..

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16th February, clarinettist José Franch-Ballester joins the OSRM at the Murcia auditorium
Music by Crogliano, Gershwin and Bernstein at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The sixth of 11 concerts in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM)’s 2018/19 cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital features..

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17th February, Abanilla and Alhama town bands at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Local music societies perform on the stage of the main Murcia auditorium The “Santa Cruz” town band and music society of Abanilla and their counterparts from Alhama de Murcia are the latest to feature in the regular Sunday lunchtime concerts at..

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24th February 2019 Peter Pan ballet for children at the Murcia auditorium
The Víctor Ullate company in a lunchtime performance at the AVV in Murcia The 2018/19 family concert cycle continues at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia on Sunday 24th February with a performance by the Víctor Ullate company of the ballet..

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26th February, the Camerata Virtuosi at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Mozart, Rossini, Atterberg and Piazzolla at the Murcia auditorium The Camerata Virtuosi ensemble, featuring lead violinist Joaquín Palomares and viola soloist D. Beluffi, present a program consisting of Mozart’s Adagio and Fugue in..

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3rd March, lunchtime classical and jazz concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Classical guitarist Carmen María Ros and Alv McMartin perform at the Murcia auditorium Following the success of the first season of Sunday lunchtime events in the “Con Cierto Sabor” cycle, a second edition is being held during the 2018-2019 season..

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8th March 2019 the OSRM perform Mahler’s 6th Symphony at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas Murcia
The seventh concert in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra’s 2018/19 cycle The seventh of 11 concerts in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM)’s 2018/19 cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital features..

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11th March, Chopin piano recital at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Cartagena pianist Gabriel Escudero in the Pro Música cycle at the Murcia auditorium Pianist Gabriel Escudero performs a selection of pieces by Frédéric Chopin at the main auditorium in the city of Murcia. The concert on 11th March at the..

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15th March, flamenco and hip hop dance fusion in Titanium at the Murcia auditorium
The Rojas andRodríguez company perform at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The fifth in the cycle of 7 dance performances during the 2018/19 season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features a performance by the Rojas andRodr..

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17th March 2019 Film Symphony Orchestra performs scores by John Williams at the Auditorio in Murcia
Some of the best known music from the movies performed by the FSO at the Murcia auditorium The Film Symphony Orchestra is touring Spain in early 2019 offering a program of 4 hours of music composed for the movies by John Williams, who has nominated..

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24th March 2019 Disney cartoon music for all the family at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The last event in the 2018/19 family concert cycle at the Murcia auditorium The 2018/19 family concert cycle ends at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia on Sunday 24th March with a performance of music from the films of Walt Disney by the..

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5th April, pianist Josu de Solaun and the OSRM at the Murcia auditorium
Works by Liszt and Shostakovich at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The eighth of 11 concerts in the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM)’s 2018/19 cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital features pianist..

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7th April, Belter Souls at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Jazz, gospel and soul music in the Pro Música cycle at the Murcia auditorium Belter Souls visit the Murcia auditorium under the artistic direction of Pablo de Torres, with their mix of soul, gospel, jazz and new music. The concert on 7th April..

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7th April, lunchtime classical and jazz concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Mayerbeer Duo and Traffic Jam perform at the Murcia auditorium Following the success of the first season of lunchtime events in the “Con Cierto Sabor” cycle, a second edition is being held during the 2018-2019 season at the Auditorio Victor..

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12th April, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra perform works by Manuel de Falla at the Murcia auditorium
Two favourites by Falla at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia The prestigious Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado, perform “El Amor Brujo” (The Bewitched Love) and “El Sombrero de Tres Picos” (The Three-Cornered..

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26th April 2019: La Zapatera Prodigiosa with the Compañía Murciana de Danza at the Murcia Auditorium
The Compañía Murciana de Danza perform a work originally written by García Lorca The sixth in the cycle of 7 dance performances during the 2018/19 season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features a performance by the Compañía Murciana..

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6th May 2019: the Tchaikovsky Orchestra of Moscow at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet at the Murcia auditorium The last event of the Grand Concerts cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features the Tchaikovsky Orchestra of Moscow under the baton..

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12th May, lunchtime classical and jazz concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Trió Romea, Dúo Rodríguez-Valero and LCD Funk perform at the Murcia auditorium Following the success of the first season of Sunday lunchtime events in the “Con Cierto Sabor” cycle, a second edition is being held during the 2018-2019 season..

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18th May 2019 the Spanish National Ballet at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Celtiberia and The Three-Cornered Hat by Falla at the Murcia auditorium The last in the series of 7 performances comprising the 2018/19 Dance cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features the première of “Celtiberia”, choreographed..

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24th May 2019 pianist Javier Perianes with the OSRM at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Works by Grieg, Nielsen and Smetana at the Murcia auditorium The penultimate concert in the 2018/19 Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features the guest appearance of pianist Javier Peranes under..

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27th May, the Praga Camerata at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Händel, Vivaldi, Gershwin and Schubert in the Pro Música cycle at the Murcia auditorium The Praga Camerata classical music ensemble, featuring soloists Martin Sedlak on cello and lead violinist Pavel Hula, performs a program which includes..

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6th June, pianist Konstantinos Destounis at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Beethoven and Brahms in the Pro Música cycle at the Murcia auditorium Pianist Konstantinos Destounis is joined by the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) under the baton of resident conductor Virginia Martínez to perform a program..

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14th June 2019: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Orff’s masterpiece closes the 2018/19 Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra cycle The final concert in the 2018/19 cycle offered by the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra features a performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, one of the best..

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16th June, lunchtime classical and jazz concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
La Tempestad and a Stephane Grappelli tribute duo perform at the Murcia auditorium Following the success of the first season of Sunday lunchtime events in the “Con Cierto Sabor” cycle, a second edition is being held during the 2018-2019 season..

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