Press releases

Joint Creativity: Leitmotif of the 19th Fira Mediterrània

05/07/2016 12:00
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

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

24/05/2016 14:04
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.

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

27/04/2016 11:55
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.

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

14/07/2015 20:02
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.

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

17/06/2015 12:56
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

08/09/2014 11:55
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