Press releases

9/13/2017
Fira Mediterrània's promotional strategy abroad consists of 30 initiatives in Europe, Africa and the Americas
A highlight of the National and International Plan of Action is the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion's new project, 'Traditional Cultures in Dialogue'
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9/13/2017
New practices that affect future of culture up for debate at Fira Mediterrània Business Area
A professional conference, presentations of innovative projects, network meetings, artistic showcases and speed dating comprise the 20th Fira's extensive professional line-up
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9/4/2017
Twenty productions added to 20th Fira Mediterrània Manresa programme
The announcement of the new additions to the programme — the programme preview was presented at the start of July — marks the completion of this year's artistic programme.
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7/31/2017
Humus Mediterrani, an alternative programme category of Fira Mediterrànea, to host open-air dancing in Plaça Europa
Now in its fifth year, the concert series continues to enrich Fira Mediterrània's programme with seven, intimate and traditional folk performances
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7/13/2017
Amparanoia i Motivés! lead Estepa Mediterrània line-up with their own 20th anniversary projects
The line-up of the 8th Estepa Mediterrània, also known as “Off”, includes 14 performances and 4 international artists
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7/5/2017
Tickets go on sale for all shows at the 20th Fira Mediterrània
Today, all tickets for paid shows at the 20th Fira Fira Mediterrània Manresa go on sale
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6/13/2017
Future, Heritage, Innovation and Mediterranean Identity - 20 years of Fira Mediterrània Manresa
The 20th Fira Mediterrània Manresa will take place from 5 to 8 October. For another year running, Manresa will become a nerve centre of traditional folk culture and world music for four days.
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5/12/2017
Project that explores musical roots of Maika Makovski, CarMenKa, wins second Teresa Rebull award
The multi-faceted singer songwriter presents a music project that explores her Macedonian, Majorcan and Andalusian origins.
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4/3/2017
A photographic collage dominated by an eagle is the image of the twentieth Fira Mediterrània
The Estudi Miquel Puig has designed the poster for the next Fira Mediterrània
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10/9/2016
Championing Catalan Creativity and Promoting Artists Abroad: Main Focus of the 19th Fira Mediterrània
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
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7/21/2016
Circuit Estepa Mediterrània, now in its seventh year, features top artists, international discoveries, and new stage-performance areas
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
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7/5/2016
Joint Creativity: Leitmotif of the 19th Fira Mediterrània
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
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6/9/2016
Fira Mediterrània kicks off with the world premiere of a new project by Kep Junkera and the Argentine musician Chango Spasiuk
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.
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5/24/2016
The Economic Impact of Fira Mediterrània in Catalonia Tops 3 Million Euros
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.
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4/27/2016
The image of Fira Mediterrània will be transformed into a mosaic made of flowers
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.
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10/18/2015
Greater industry focus at Fira, marked this year by local citizen involvement
-       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.
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7/14/2015
Tradition and Modernity Brush Together in Fira Mediterrània, Spearheaded by the 'Pregons' Initiative
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.
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6/17/2015
Fira Mediterrània participates in a Euro-regional project based on the common cultural areas of Occitania, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands
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.
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5/5/2015
Fira Mediterrània Connects the Culture of Fire with Illustration
The Terrassa-born artist Conrad Roset designs the poster for the 18th Fira  The Manresa-based event has chosen one of the most in demand artists currently on the scene
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10/12/2014
Fira Mediterrània in October – bigger and better than ever before
 
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9/8/2014
17th Fira Mediterrània committed to a renewed vision of popular culture, with a more international and ambitious music line-up than ever before
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
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7/10/2014
Fira Mediterrània Manresa-Catalonia forges new links with Algeria, Portugal and France
Fira Mediterrània participates in a joint project with Foundation Royaumont, and other festivals including those in Avignon and Aix-en-Provence In the Catalan Countries, Fira launches a partnership with TROVAM - the only music fair in Valencia Txarango will enter the Portuguese market for the first time through Fira Mediterrània
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7/1/2014
Dulce Pontes, Massilia Sound System, Txarango and the Dervishes of Damascus - highlights of the 17th Fira Mediterrània line-up
Following the announcement of Peret as guest artist and the premiere of a new show by Comediants, Fira reveals some of its biggest artists The Portuguese diva Dulce Pontes debuts her new show Puertos de Abrigo in Catalonia Advance tickets can be purchased from today, 1 July, with a significant discount on the final ticket price
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6/3/2014
Peret to be guest artist at the 17th Fira Mediterrània Manresa-Catalonia
The father of Catalan rumba heads a social and participatory project, culminating in the launch concert of the Manresa-based event Peret will kick off his initiative working with groups of over-65s and children from neighbourhoods in Manresa
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