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Press releases

15/03/2017 - 09:41

The Estudi Miquel Puig has designed the poster for the next Fira Mediterrània

Comprising real images, the composition connects traditional culture, regional and traditional music, and performing arts - the cornerstones of Fira

09/10/2016 - 13:03

35% increase in numbers of international professionals attending Fira’s artistic activities

66% of the programme now devoted to free shows, with Taverna Estrella Damm established as a focal point of Fira

84% of tickets sold for paid shows, and connection promoted between artists through joint creativity initiatives

21/07/2016 - 12:39

Co-produced by Fira Mediterrània and Casa de la Música Manresa, the Estepa line-up features 17 shows, from 6 to 8 October

Highlights include shows by established groups, such as Fanfare Ciocarlia, emerging international talents, like Hanba!, and bands making their debut performances in the country, including Gertrudis

05/07/2016 - 14:00

The Manresa-based performing arts fair is scheduled to take place this year from 6 to 9 October, with more than 100 companies,38 world premières and 12 co-productions

Fira unveils the unique project Cadàver Exquisit, a collaborative artwork by David Carabén, Mercè Sampietro, Cabo San Roque and Toni Mira

28/06/2016 - 11:00

This weekend, Fira takes part in the Heritage and Creation Forum, the closing event of the Euroregional project with agents from Occitania and the Balearic Islands.

Fira plans to initiate new projects with Morocco and Brittany (France), and it will participate in two projects launched at Europa Creativa.

09/06/2016 - 15:16

The Manresa fair reveals programme highlights, amongst which feature the outstanding female vocalists Rozalén and Mayte Martín.

This year, Fira showcases unexpected artistic unions: Junkera and Spasiuk, Aspencat with an orchestra, Sanjosex and Carles Belda, Carles Dénia and Coetus, and Coses with Cobla Sant Jordi.

24/05/2016 - 16:04

The Fundació Universitari de Bagès (FUB) conducted a study on the economic impact generated by visitors to last year's Fira Mediterrània in the area.

The study reveals that the number of visitors and their spending has increased in comparison with the last study conducted in 2011, which analysed the results of Fira Mediterrània 2010.

27/04/2016 - 13:55

The Italian street artist Agostino Iacurci has designed the poster for the 19th Fira Mediterrània Manresa.

The prestigious muralist’s design is inspired by traditional and folkloric ribbon dancing, and is conceptually connected with other contemporary disciplines.

During Fira, the Federació Catalana de Catifaires will transform the urban artist’s design into a mosaic made of flowers.

18/10/2015 - 13:56

-       Professional activity at Fira Business Area increases with more industry professionals, more organisations, more speed date meetings and more people registered at the conference.

-       The 18th Fira saw large crowd participation in the streets, 78% ticket bookings at venues and 20 fully-booked shows.

14/07/2015 - 22:02

From 15 to 18 October Manresa will host more than 100 companies and around 300 activities.

Thirty-five official premieres and new co-productions herald Fira's drive to discover new talent, exploring the connection between performing arts and traditional regional art.

PREGONS is the new and unique project launched this year with Màrius Serra, Xavier Albertí and Carme Ruscalleda, who will each give a special performance at Fira.