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The Berlinale will take place from the 10th to the 20th of February in Berlin (by N. Pérez)

10 February 2011 06:45 PM

‘Pa Negre’ and Isabel Coixet’s documentary ‘Escuchando al juez Garzón’ lead the Catalan films at the Berlinale 2011

Three Catalan movies compete in various categories at the Berlinale film festival. In addition, during the 10 days of festival, 13 Catalan movies are screened to the public in the German capital.
The cover of ‘The Selected Stories of Mercè Rodoreda’ (by ACN)

09 February 2011 10:41 PM

US editorial house Open Letter publishes a selection of Mercè Rodoreda stories

‘The Selected Stories of Mercè Rodoreda’ is the book’s title. It is the second English translation of this Catalan author from the second half of the 20th century.

08 February 2011 10:49 PM

'The Triplets': the Catalan cartoon that became an international success

Roser Capdevila created the 'The Triplets' in 1983 based on her own three daughters. The stories of the three sisters have been published all around the world and the author has decided to offer the original paintings to the Catalan Library.
A caption from one of the films exhibited (by DocsBarcelona)

07 February 2011 11:37 PM

The 14th edition of the international documentary film festival DocsBarcelona closes its curtains and ‘Foreign Parts’ is awarded best film

The British film director Peter Greenaway was the guest of honour at the international documentary festival that took place in Barcelona from the 1st to the 6th of February. With up to 42 screenings all around the city, the festival showcased the...
Sergio Caballero (speaking) and Lluís Miñarro at Finisterrae's presentation (by P. Cortina)

07 February 2011 10:48 PM

Catalan film ‘Finisterrae’ scoops award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam

Lluís Miñarro’s documentary film ‘Finisterrae’ scooped a top award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film is directed by the manager of the International Sònar Music Festival in Barcelona, Sergio Caballero. This was his...
Pet Shop Boys played in last year's Primavera Sound (by ACN)

04 February 2011 09:34 PM

PJ Harvey & Interpol complete the line up for the Primavera Sound festival

The 2011 edition of the rock-pop festival Primavera Sound will be even bigger with 20,000 square meters more and a brand new bigger and stage. In total there will be 8 simultaneous stages, 2 of them for large concerts.

03 February 2011 11:19 PM

The “universal pain” from the forced disappeared pictured in an exhibition

Photojournalist Gervasio Sánchez culminates a decade of his work with a new exhibition called ‘Disappeared’. He has pictured the pain of family members who face the loss of a relative disappeared by a dictatorial regime. The work is shown...
Pau Casals' widow, Marta Casals at the Kennedy Centre (by A. Matamoros)

03 February 2011 12:25 AM

Pau Casals' widow urges to recuperate the anthem the famous cellist composed for the UN

Marta Casals asks the Spanish Government to ask the UN to recuperate the anthem that 40 years ago Pau Casals especially composed. The anthem was used in the seventies, under U Thant’s term, and then forgot. The famous cellist wrote a song for peace.

31 January 2011 10:49 PM

Over 10,000 Catalan Castellers unite in Valls to build human towers together

Valls experienced one of the most spectacular and unique Catalan events. Over 57 groups came together to build traditional human towers
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