Press releases

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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