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La Perla 29 interpreting Cyrano at Catalonia's National Library (by P. Francesch)

05 September 2012 11:18 PM

Catalonia’s Shakespeare Festival returns after its cancellation in 2011 due to the crisis

After one year without the Shakespeare Festival, it has now returned. However, it will take place in a new place and with a new partner: La Perla 29, the theatre production company which is directed by Oriol Broggi. The festival will move from the...
Michael Fassbender and David Victori in Venice with 'Your Film Festival' Award (by Youtube / ACN)

03 September 2012 11:48 PM

Catalan filmmaker David Victori wins Youtube’s competition and will shoot with Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender

With the short movie ‘La Culpa’ (The Guilt), the Catalan filmmaker David Victori has won Youtube’s ‘Your Film Festival’ competition, beating 15,000 other candidates. The award consists of a $500,000 audiovisual project which the winner...
The Bayreuth Festival choir and orchestre interpreting 'The Flying Dutchman' by Wagner at Barcelona's Liceu (by N. Julià)

03 September 2012 11:31 PM

‘The Flying Dutchman’ performed in Barcelona’s Liceu to celebrate the bicentenary of Wagner’s birth

The world’s main festival celebrating Richard Wagner, Bayreuth Festival (Bayreuther Festspiele), has arrived in the Catalan capital for five days. Barcelona’s Liceu Opera Theatre will show ‘Lohengrin’, ‘Tristan and Isolde’, and ‘The Flying Dutchman’.
'Glasgow' by Catalan painter Xevi Vilaró (by J. Molina)

03 September 2012 08:16 PM

Barcelona’s Can Framis Museum opened its restructured collection this weekend

The permanent collection of the Can Framis Museum, located in a functionalist venue built three years ago, reopened its doors this Saturday. The museum, run by the Fundació Vila Casas, has restructured its permanent collection of contemporary...
Michael Nyman was present in last year's In-Edit edition (by P. Francesch)

30 August 2012 11:00 PM

Barcelona's Beefeater In-Edit Festival of music documentaries celebrates its 10th edition

The 10th edition of the Barcelona International Music Documentary Film Festival will run from October 25th to November 4th this year. To celebrate, the festival will screen the six best films from the last ten years chosen by a public vote in a...
The presentation of FiraTàrrega 2012 (by P. Francesch)

30 August 2012 04:02 PM

45 companies will participate in the official programme of the FiraTàrrega 2012

46 shows will be performed by 45 companies in the official section of FiraTàrrega 2012. The 2012 edition starts on September 6th until September 9th. The festival is covering the majority of the VAT increase affecting ticket prices and advance...
The group Nuevo Sarao (by Universitat de Lleida)

29 August 2012 11:24 PM

Baroque composer Joan Araniés’ work, recorded on CD for the first time

For the first time complete compositions by the Catalan Baroque composer will be available on CD by the end of this year. The University of Lleida and the Pyrenees’ Early Music Festival are co-producing the recording. The composer’s work is a...
The Catalan and Balearic Islands' pavilion in Venice, at the San Pietro Island (by P. Cortina)

28 August 2012 10:42 PM

Catalan and Balearic architecture shown to the world at the Venice Biennale

Catalonia and the Balearic Islands opened their own pavilion and exhibition at the 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice on Monday. They are participating in the ‘Collateral Events’ alongside the official programme. The exhibit shows the work...
Skye Edwards, the singer of Morcheeba, in Figueres, where she will present her new album next Saturday (by M. Lopez)

27 August 2012 11:39 PM

The lead singer from Morcheeba will perform tracks from her new album at the Figueres Acústica Festival

Skye Edwards, the lead singer from the British band Morcheeba will be performing tracks from her new solo album at the Figueres Acústica Festival in northern Catalonia. The festival, as part of an initiative to internationalise the event, is also...
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