Press releases

5/16/2014
Toni Roixes, Manresa born artist, designs the image of the 17th Fira Mediterrània
With the new initiative, Fira Mediterrània shows commitment to artists who come from the region The image ties in with the open and pluralistic vision of popular culture
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5/8/2014
Entry period now open for the fifth Circuit Estepa Mediterrània
Artistic projects can be entered until Sunday 25 May, by completing the online form below: Registration Form
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3/25/2014
Fira Mediterrània of Manresa receives 320 artistic proposals more than last year
This record-breaking increase has resulted in a total of 940 artistic proposals being put forward, one of the highest number of submissions since Fira began.
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1/9/2014
FIRA MEDITERRÀNIA of MANRESA is brought forward to the second weekend in October and will focus attention on socially-based popular culture and world music
MEETING OF THE FIRA MEDITERRÀNIA OF MANRESA BOARD The Board renews David Ibáñez at the helm of the next three Fira events
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12/12/2013
@jorditowers wins the 3rd MobileArt 2.0 photography competition held at Fira Mediterrània de Manresa
A total of 270 photographs were entered for the competition
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11/10/2013
Fira Mediterrània proves its value as an export platform by attracting more international delegates
Tickets were sold out for 15 paying show sessions 113 acts from across all arts disciplines were present at Fira, in more than 230 performances, 36 premieres and 10 joint productions with other fairs, festivals and agents. The figures confirm Fira Mediterrània’s strategic role as showcase and creative force in our country
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11/10/2013
Manresa, Fira and Human Towers
The human towers performance at Fira was a great success again this year. Some great towers and a huge number of spectators
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11/8/2013
Rome city council at the last conference day in the Business Area
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.
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11/7/2013
The FiraPasseig most participatory
 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
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10/22/2013
Fira Mediterrània de Manresa invites entries for the third MobileArt photography award 2.0
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.
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10/14/2013
Fira Mediterrània and Abacus collaborate in promoting their events
Under the agreement, Abacus is organising a workshop as part of the Fria programme and has selected material on this year’s theme of the crucible of cultures
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10/10/2013
Fira Mediterrània offers discounts for Campus Universitari of Manresa card holders
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.
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10/7/2013
Fira Mediterrània collaborates with Off de Calle in Zaragoza
Three Catalan groups are taking part
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10/3/2013
The 16th Fira turns Manresa into a great crucible of Mediterranean culture
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
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8/12/2013
Humus Mediterrani, the new “Off”-Fira Mediterrània series, debuts with eight concerts rooted in tradition
HUMUS MEDITERRANI, Manresa’s new “Off”-FIRA MEDITERRÀNIA series sponsored by culinary and musical space D’ARREL, has scheduled eight concerts that include traditional music student bands to folk groups from Bages and others from across the Països Catalans (Catalan-speaking world). A fascinating and diverse proposal with a line-up rooted in tradition that ranges from up-and-coming musicians to established groups.
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7/22/2013
The Fira Mediterrània in Manresa kicks off an international week in Estonia and France
With the support of the Culture programme of the Euroepan Union                PRESS RELEASE Six acts go to the 21st Viljandi Folk Music Festival and the 20th Estivada festival in Rodez  
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7/19/2013
Kiko Veneno, Obrint Pas and Kepa Junkera to headline at Fira Mediterrània 2013
The event in Manresa joins the Platea Jove scheme with local theatres for the first time The fair will be offering combined tickets for three of the shows at the Kursaal which form part of the Mediterrània programme  
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6/21/2013
French company Karnavires, that performed at last Fira Mediterrania Manresa will be in Marseille and Quimper
French company Karnavires, that performed at last Fira Mediterrania Manresa-Catalonia with ‘Image par image’, will be in Marseille –European Capital of Culture- on July 8th, and at Festival Cornouaille in Quimper from 26th to 28th July.
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6/18/2013
Ten years of the ‘Off de Calle’ competition in Zaragoza
Fira Mediterrània is joined by a second Catalan partner, FiraTàrrega
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6/11/2013
Musiquetes de paper wins the 3rd Innovation in Popular Culture Grant
This grant is supported by the Fira Mediterrània de Manresa, which will be premiering the show at the 16th edition of the fair this November The winning entry is based on the little “paper theatres” which were very popular with child audiences in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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6/3/2013
Fira Mediterrània signs a collaboration agreement with Estivada
Estivada, the quintessential Occitan festival, is to feature performances by three groups put forward by Fira Mediterrània
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5/14/2013
A performance by Jordi Savall will inaugurate the 16th Fira Mediterrània of Manresa
The prestigious Catalan musician, Jordi Savall, will be the Fira’s Guest Artist, with a program of activities based around him and around the Mediterranean as a cultural crossroads Savall’s program will consist of two concerts, a series of documentaries and a one day event on “Art and intercultural dialogue”
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4/29/2013
Rome City Council and Fira Mediterrània of Manresa join forces for a European project
With the support of the Culture programme of the European Union
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3/21/2013
Until 31 May, entries open for the 6th Concurs Sons for emerging roots music bands
The 16th Fira Mediterrània of Manresa, the Centre Artesà Tradicionàrius in Gràcia and the publishing house Enderrock Group is opening the fifteenth Sons de la Mediterrània Competition for submissions, addressed to emerging bands or soloists that perform folk music or music with Mediterranean roots, either in Catalan or instrumental music. The call for submissions closes on 31 May 2013.
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