Press releases

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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3/19/2013
Fira Mediterrània will be in Marseille, European Capital of Culture 2013
Manresa is among the six international consultants for the speed dating Accredited professionals can submit their performance proposals to perform in Manresa at the stand at the fair
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2/27/2013
Fira Mediterrània hands over audio-visual material to the Cal Gallifa Library in Sant Joan de Vilatorrada
The Foundation and the Library sign an agreement making the archive available to the general public
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2/25/2013
Fira Mediterrània of Manresa at the FETEN Fair in Gijón
S’hi desenvoluparan assemblees de la Coordinadora de Fires a l’Estat i de la Xarxa estatal de teatres, auditoris i circuits The event also includes the assembly meetings for the State Fairs Coordinator and for the State Theatre, Auditoriums and Circuits Network
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2/18/2013
Fira Mediterrània of Manresa announces the call for Networking Meeting applications
These Mediterrània Professional Meeting sessions enable presenters to describe their projects to leading market agents
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2/7/2013
Fira Mediterrània of Manresa invites artists to submit proposals for the 16th event
The organising foundation will be promoting new business approaches Fira Mediterrània of Manresa has opened the 2013 round of proposals for companies and groups wanting to get involved in the forthcoming 16th event, due to be held from 7 to 10 November. The deadline for presenting projects is Saturday 23 March 2013.
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10/22/2012
The 15th Fira Mediterrània of Manresa explores new folk culture
Isaki Lacuesta, National Film Culture Award winner, is presenting 4 projects at Fira based on handing over to the next generation   Acclaimed Flamenco dancer Andrés Marín’s new show Tuétano will open Fira on 8 November  
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6/22/2012
Krregades de Romanços, Els Laietans, Stukat del Bolet and Arnau Obiols Quartet, finalists of 5th 'Concurs Sons'
55 ensembles took part in the competition The four chosen groups will perform in the final at the 15th Fira Mediterrània
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5/28/2012
The 5th Sons de la Mediterrània is open for applications
The 15th 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 groups or soloists that perform folk music or music with Mediterranean roots, either in Catalan or instrumental music. Priority will be given to submissions that contribute to the revival of musicians performing music with Mediterranean roots, especially emerging artists.
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5/8/2012
Fira Mediterrània recycles the flags used in 2011 with a sustainable and solidarity fashion company
The company RUW has 140 points of sale in several countries of the world and assigns part of its profits to NGOs
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4/24/2012
Fira Mediterrània de Manresa is to describe the use of theatre and display pyrotechnics in Catalan-speaking areas at a symposium in Malta
The 13th International Symposium on Fireworks is the biggest professional event of its kind in the world
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3/28/2012
Fira Mediterrània in Marseille to participate in Babel Med
A stand will be availble for registered delegates to present their artistic proposals to perform in Manresa A round table with Fira and a Catalan co-production in this French market
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3/20/2012
David Ibáñez is the new artistic director of Fira Mediterrània
 
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1/19/2012
Ten Catalan groups due to perform at Fira Mediterrània are invited to Showcase Scotland and Kulturbörse Freiburg
Catalonia is guest country at both these European fairs
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11/22/2011
Fira Mediterrània de Manresa at Medimex in Italy
Following its internationalization programme, the Fira Mediterrània of Manresa will be in Bari, the capital of the Italian region of Puglia, from 24 to 27 November, which is when MEDiMEX will be
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11/6/2011
More tickets sold to the Fira Mediterrània, in spite of the rain
The root factory has become firmly established as an international market with an increase of 12.39% of overseas professionals compared to 2010   The number of registered professionals has grown from 1,116 to 1,251   14 performances were cancelled owing to weather conditions or for technical reasons  
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