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  1. Friday, 19 November 2021

    FiraTàrrega hosts the first face-to-face artistic laboratory of the European project (Un)CommonSpaces in Tàrrega to explore new forms of creation in public space

    From the 22nd to the 26th of November, the first face-to-face meeting of this European project will take place in Tàrrega, with some sixty attendees (19 partners, 16 associated artists and 16 experts in various subjects) from 13 countries.

    The aim of the professional meeting is to encourage artistic creation and explore new forms for audience participation in the street arts, with the aim of inhabiting and regenerating public space.

    Alina Stockinger, from the company Eléctrico 28, is the artist proposed by FiraTàrrega as a specialist in street arts and Íngrid Guardiola as an expert in public digital space, technology and society.

  2. Tuesday, 29 June 2021

    "Inhabit space", motto of FiraTàrrega’s return in 2021, still affected by restrictions

    FiraTàrrega will take place from 9 to 12 September 2021.

    On-site activity resumes at an edition still affected by certain organisational restrictions that define it as an extraordinary edition where a good fifty performances will be possible to see.

    This September will see the celebration of the fair's 40 editions, which have only been interrupted precisely by the pandemic which continues to trail on.

    The leitmotif of the edition is "inhabit space", a motto which makes total sense at an event designed to reclaim the public space for the performing arts, even if a few restrictions are still in place.

  3. Friday, 12 March 2021

    FiraTàrrega faces 2021, stepping up its role of support for performing arts creation and the professional sector

    The Nomadic Circuit - which, March through October, will bring 30 shows to 36 locations across the Spanish state and host 10 professional gatherings - is just getting started.

    The 2021 Support for Creation Programme includes guidance for 14 newly created shows.

    Llotja Online is growing as an open and ongoing platform for professional encounters, with an extensive catalogue of performing arts creations and regular activities, not discounting the possibility of in-person gatherings.

    The leitmotif of the 2021 season is "inhabiting space", reflected in an image created by Sopa Graphics.

  4. Monday, 6 July 2020

    FiraTàrrega and the Ramon Llull Institute launch the programme Hivernem in order to foster research in the writing of artistic creations linked to performing arts and the public space.

    The goal of this programme is to contribute to the development of writing processes in the best conditions, facilitating research, knowledge sharing and mentoring from experts selected to ensure the excellence of the writing, investigation and creation.

  5. Wednesday, 13 May 2020

    FiraTàrrega redefines its activity in a special edition that adapts to the consequences of the pandemic

    The festival's usual format has been postponed to 2021 (from 9 to 12 September) and is being replaced by a special edition.

    The Support for Creation programme will stick to its goal of guiding scenic creation and constitutes the corpus of coproductions funded by FiraTàrrega, with a total of 18 shows. The residencies and open rehearsals in Tàrrega will be postponed until more ideal health and occupancy conditions can be guaranteed.

    The professional activity scheduled for 9 and 10 September will be maintained, but online, with a programme of meetings, presentations and talks centred on creating market dynamics in the national, state and international sphere.

    A travelling show tour, under the FiraTàrrega label, is soon to be launched, with a street performance art programme that will take shape in the first trimesters of 2021 in conjunction with activities designed to catalyse the market.

  6. Wednesday, 29 April 2020

    FiraTàrrega presents the 2020 Support for Creation scenic creation process guidance programme

    A total of 18 artistic projects have been selected for the 2020 FiraTàrrega Support for Creation programme, which encompasses guidance, artistic residencies, open rehearsals and outreach for shows in the process of creation.

    The programme includes around forty partners from diverse performance crews who, as coproducers, guarantee these productions' funding and trajectories of diffusion.

    For the first time, an "extended programme" is being proposed with activities related to the performances' thematic content.

    Details on artistic residencies, open rehearsals and activities related to programme shows will be determined insofar as it is possible based on the lockdown-ending process over the next few months.

  7. Friday, 31 January 2020

    The University of Barcelone publishes results of a citizen science study carried out in FiraTàrrega

    · The article, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows each gender keeps a different cooperation pattern after making visual contact

    · The study shows the potential and relevance of the street and scenic arts when studying human behaviour in sociability spaces

    Article reference

    A. Cigarini, J. Vicens, y J. Perelló. "Gender-based pairings influence cooperative expectations and behaviours". Scientific Reports, January2020. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-57749-6

  8. Tuesday, 1 October 2019

    FiraTàrrega 2020 opens the deadline for submitting artistic proposals

    Starting today, and until the first of December 2019, you can send your artistic proposals to participate in the official programme of FiraTàrrega 2020.

    Photo: Tony Clifton Circus. FiraTàrrega 2019 © Núria Boleda

  9. Monday, 17 June 2019

    FiraTàrrega 2019 launches new management and asserts itself as an international hub for street arts

    · FiraTàrrega 2019 will take place from 5th to 8th September

    · La Llotja of FiraTàrrega is renovated and transformed into a meeting point within the sector, fostering professional knowledge, encounters and exchange.

    · Territory, identity, commitment and reflection are the four lines intersecting the artistic programme.

    · The opening act will be a conversation on public space and artistic creation led by Àngels Margarit, director of the Mercat de les Flors and the philosopher Xavier Antich. Moderated by Judit Carrera, the event is meant to serve as a mission statement from the new artistic director, Anna Giribet.

  10. Thursday, 9 May 2019

    The renewed 2019 Support for Creation program

    We are facing a new stage of FiraTàrrega's Support for Creation program, understood as a process of artistic accompaniment where we aim to integrate all possible relationships between artists, professionals, market, city and citizenry. An updated program that anticipates different types of projects depending on the degree of support they need, the inclusion of the towns joining Tàrrega as spaces for creation, and the incorporation of distribution and the market as the last step in the value chain of artistic projects.

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