Press releases

Joint Creativity: Leitmotif of the 19th Fira Mediterrània

Jul 05, 2016 10:00 AM
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

The Economic Impact of Fira Mediterrània in Catalonia Tops 3 Million Euros

May 24, 2016 12:04 PM
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.

The image of Fira Mediterrània will be transformed into a mosaic made of flowers

Apr 27, 2016 09:55 AM
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.

Tradition and Modernity Brush Together in Fira Mediterrània, Spearheaded by the 'Pregons' Initiative

Jul 14, 2015 06:02 PM
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.

Fira Mediterrània participates in a Euro-regional project based on the common cultural areas of Occitania, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands

Jun 17, 2015 10:56 AM
This year, Fira rolls out an extensive internationalisation plan that aims to support artistic and professional initiatives connected with Catalan culture. Partnership agreements are set up with Algeria, Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, the Valencia region, the Balearic Islands, the Basque country, Aragon and Castille and León.

17th Fira Mediterrània committed to a renewed vision of popular culture, with a more international and ambitious music line-up than ever before

Sep 08, 2014 09:55 AM
From 9 to 12 October, Manresa will host more than 300 artistic, professional and city-orientated activities The 17th Fira, which pays tribute to the memory of Peret, is committed to the popular culture of our times, ranging from video-games to traditional formats, urban art and circus, new types of performing arts, street theatre and festival tradition

Rome city council at the last conference day in the Business Area

Nov 08, 2013 11:51 AM
Tomorrow Fira Mediterrània de Manresa will pass the halfway mark in its 16th edition, and it will be doing so with the last activity-filled day   in the Business Area, where the Speed Dating sessions with experts in the sector, and Network Meeting, brief, informal presentations of cultural products and professional services, among other activities, will be working flat out.

The FiraPasseig most participatory

Nov 07, 2013 10:57 AM
 The Professional Conference in the Business Area (La Llotja) explores SROI (Social Return on Investment) Kiko Veneno will be performing some of his classic pieces with an orchestra Friday night will see the concert by five bands on the Estrella Damm stage

Fira Mediterrània de Manresa invites entries for the third MobileArt photography award 2.0

Oct 22, 2013 07:25 AM
The competition is sponsored by the Bages flying school For the third year running, the Fira Mediterrània de Manresa foundation invites entries for the MobileArt photography award 2.0, which involves taking photographs with your mobile during the days of the Fira, from 7th to 10th November 2013. The photos must be shared on the social networks, to build a mosaic of different views of Fira Mediterrània de Manresa.

Fira Mediterrània offers discounts for Campus Universitari of Manresa card holders

Oct 10, 2013 05:50 AM
Fira Mediterrània and Campus Universitari of Manresa have sealed an agreement by which Campus Card holders will get a 20% discount when they purchase tickets for paying shows at the forthcoming Fira event, due to be held from 7 to 10 November. For Fira, the Campus Card is a great form of publicity that reaches out to a major group of consumers in the city, and for students, it’s a fantastic incentive to come along to activities organised by Fira.

The 16th Fira turns Manresa into a great crucible of Mediterranean culture

Oct 03, 2013 06:00 AM
Great crucible, meeting place and forum for dialogue between Mediterranean cultures, are the essential themes running through the 16th Fira Mediterrània New sections and a climate of mutual understanding between sector stakeholders and events, both at home and abroad, have resulted in a crowd-pulling programme at this year’s Fira Mediterrània