120 percussionists the 2nd National Contest of Traditional Drums, which will be Saturday Cervera

120 percussionists the 2nd National Contest of Traditional Drums, which will be Saturday Cervera

The Federation of Devils and Demons of Catalonia (FDDC) and Devils Dance Cervera Carranquers finalize details for the grand celebration of traditional percussion, that is on 5 October Cervera.

After carretillada Festival, Cervera Devils will host the Second National Contest of Traditional Drums. The conference will be attended 120 percussionists, and competition, 5 groups of devils. Registrants are Sant Pere de Ribes, Bigues i Riells, terrace, Granollers and Vila-seca.

For one day, Cervera became the capital of the Catalan traditional percussion.
The day will begin at 11 am a master class in University Square, by Gerard Pouget, Classroom teacher Sons Traditional Reus, open to everyone who comes with drum. Pouget work with various touch attendees, including the piece “Key Fire”, three different rhythmic phrases, and the “Dragon Ball Agremont”, beast Agramunt, twist consisting of two voices.
Then there will be a meal in the courtyards of the University and the 16.30 hours will begin competition for the old format and static parade. Then there will be a final phase static University Square.

Information provided by the Devils Dance Cervera Carranquers.

Cervera organizes the 7th Week of the Elderly

Cervera organizes the 7th Week of the Elderly

The town council and the House Civic Cervera, with the help·operation of social organizations of the city, organize 14 Activities from 1 to 8 October on the occasion of the Week for the Elderly.

the activities, are quite varied, include an exhibition, A guided tour, workshops, talks, theatrical and musical performances, and the traditional Feast of the Elderly, on Thursday 3 October, International Day of the Elderly.

A new feature is the performance of the group of actors of the Civic Casal, it will be two sessions, one in each city residence. Also planned are activities of the group of users of the Occupational Center Lavender at two residences (Mother Mother Janer Güell) Day center and Josep Valls.

This year also includes a guided tour entitled "From 0 a 100”, by Armand Forcat, already successfully carried out last August. A tour will follow the development of education in the city: kindergarten, school, institute…

Also noteworthy intergenerational workshops, which will take place at the Civic Casal, residences and the Center Josep Valls, the exchange of learning between users of these centers and students of the three schools Cervera.

Classroom Extracurricular activities also added to the organization of a conference of the famous journalist, presenter of radio and television Antoni Bassas, the Auditorium of the University.

All these activities are free and open to all citizens.

In the organization of the Town Council has the support Cervera·operation Department of Labor, Social Affairs and Family of the Generalitat of Catalonia; Segarra District Council, Integral Care Service, Rural Elderly Program, Residence Mare Güell, Residence Mare Janer, Center Josep Valls day, Association of users and volunteers Casal Civic, Classroom University Extension, Occupational Center lavender, the health center and schools Balmes, Josep Arques and junipers.

Comes the festival of Santo Cristo in Cervera

Comes the festival of Santo Cristo in Cervera

Of the 21 al 23 September is celebrated big city, the Festival of the Holy Christ, presenting a program that combines traditions with more recreational activities for all ages.

The main new features this year is the opening of the Festival and Black Giant story Segamots.

He giant Black s’estrena, Saturday 21 to take, coinciding with the 38th Meeting of giants. It is a giant recreating a giant Cerverí which was part of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit, Giant carriers between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, and there is evidence that he participated in the celebrations between Cervera 1916 and the 1920, when he disappeared. now, 100 years later, recovers for the procession of the city.

He Festival Segamots forma part de la programació de Cervera Capital de la Cultura Catalana. Coinciding with the festival, of the 20 al 23 September, will value the art of storytelling, with oral narrations, conferences, roundtables… Link to program.

Pel que fa a la music program, Madrid's punk rock group Boikot will be headlining the concert on Saturday 21, Cervera along with The Pink Goats Beatz and DJ David. Friday 20 Remember there will be a festival of the year 90; Sunday 22, a variety show; and Monday 23, concert and dance with the Orchestra Swing Latino.
All these events, with free admission, will multipurpose pavilion.

The popular culture té un especial protagonisme a la Festa Major, that fills the streets with parades and festive procession out of the city.

Saturday afternoon held the 38th meeting of giants Cervera, with the participation of 12 groups of giants, Deer Tibau and the percussion group Bombollers Cervera. When you finish lluïments gang, them 20.30 hours, carretillada comes Festival, by the Devils Dance Cervera Carranquers, at the corner of Santa Maria. This year will mark the 25th anniversary special of Carranquers.

Sunday morning, The festive procession out of the city, with its dance show full of dance, music and traditional streets and the main square, which makes lluïments. The square is also home to the 58th sardana dance group competition. In the evening it is the turn of the Day towers, in Plaza Santa Ana, with the participation of Margeners Guissona, Guardiola Castellers and Castellers de Sabadell.

Monday is dedicated to children with winter festival, which include the departure of courtship children of the city and the representation of the spoken Ball Devils Playground League Cervera Carranquers.

Link to program festival.

The Villa Book Cervera presents the poster and the first confirmed news

The Villa Book Cervera presents the poster and the first confirmed news

The fourth edition of the Villa de Cervera Book, to be held between 18 and the 20 October, this year will focus on the literature of war as a seed of peace.

Coinciding with the Catalan Capital of Culture 2019 Cervera and commemorate 80 years of the end of the Civil War and the beginning of World War II, literary festival in western Catalonia proposes his poster slogan “more books, fewer conflicts”.

Among the most prominent are rotated around, Barbal Maria will be there to present his latest novel·the, A Scottish friend (Column), Pallars war; i hi tindrà un lloc especial Gabriel Ferrater amb el recital In Memoriam – which follows the homonymous poem about the Civil War-, and the inaugural festival, by editor Jordi Cornudella, and will have a table dedicated to the Club Editor presence of his head, Maria Bohigas, to discuss his extensive catalog in relation to war, amb títols com Diamond Square The Quanta, how much war… de Mercè Rodoreda, uncertain Glory de Joan Sales o la recentment publicada Entre dos silencis Aurora Bertrana.

War band, Book Village will offer its usual catalog of activities designed for all ages. There will be tables with the presence of authors Jaume Cabré, que portarà al públic three tests (Bow); Montse Barderi, que presentarà La memòria de l’aigua (Column), Prudence awarded the Bertrana; Pol Beckman amb Novel·the (notebooks Cream), Bookseller Award 2019, among many others. Gonzalo Boye i Ramon Tremosa, in addition to presenting their respective books, a literary star vermouth with a debate that will focus, probably, on the Supreme Court ruling. There will also be a place for new voices in the literary Xavier Mas Craviotto, Documenta Prize winner 2018 per The slow death (Another Publisher), and John Santanach, that despite not being released in the new novel·la amb the Alive (Meteora). Likewise, There will also be space for local authors like Bernard Ramon Huguet Brief.

Young people and children can enjoy activities designed especially for them as they have prepared gymkhana literary detective from the Pirate Editions; the spectacle of storytelling Laberta Delpoblet “Hello, I'm Teresa”, a journey through the life of Teresa Pàmies; or tailoring workshop paper bin, to learn the craft of paperaire and to prepare the first sheets themselves.

As always, the market for independent publishers play a central role in the village, both its importance and its location, extended along the main street of Cervera. In this year, more 30 publishers and booksellers mounted stop there and take part in activities organized.

During the weekend there will also place for entertainment, as the concert of Big Mama Montse, which will close this year's Villa; and to remember that the perpetrators are no longer, Teresa Pàmies and Joan Brossa, celebrating the centenary of his birth this year and will be present in Cervera through commemorative activities and exhibitions.

Photo movie, stories and baptism Giant Black, CCCC2019 acts protagonists of the Festival

Photo movie, stories and baptism Giant Black, CCCC2019 acts protagonists of the Festival

Cervera Capital of Catalan Culture 2019 multiplies and diversifies events this week, in which the activities are framed in the context of the Festival of the Holy Christ.

Shares begin Thursday 19 de setembre a la Farinera amb la inauguració de la mostra 'Near Hollywood', en la qual es ret un homenatge als germans cerverins Frederic Gomez and Claudio Grau, photographers who portray Hollywood years 50 del segle XX. With his camera, Gomez made the most of Grau 6.000 snapshots with participants shooting and so·chandeliers with Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren o Rita Hayworth.

From Friday 20, Cervera s’omplirà de narradors i especialistes en the art of storytelling. They are the protagonists of 'Segamots', la darrera pota d’un projecte que es va iniciar amb ‘Contes a la Catxipanda’ i va seguir amb ‘Magatzem de moments’. This time, and in the framework of the Festival, three narrators (Tania Múñoz, Naomi Caballer i Martha Escudero) will kick off the event at 20.30 hours in the main square. Throughout the weekend there will be performances in emblematic places.

The new Giant Black
XXXVIII Meeting of Giants Cervera will recuperar i batejar el gegant negre, a figure that was part of the last couple of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit. With the disappearance of the organization, those left out. The last time was 1920. now, almost a century later, the old giant black, which has been rebuilt with traditional techniques, tornar part of the courtship dance festival of Santo Cristo de Cervera.

Useful information:

Opening of the exhibition 'Around Hollywood'
Thursday 19 in September 19.00 hours
Exhibition open from 19 September to 24 November

Festival Segamots 2019
Friday 20 to Monday 23 September
several spaces
Home: Friday 20 in September 20.30 hours in the main square
Link to program.

Premiere of the new Giant and baptism Black
Saturday 21 in September 17.40 hours
Courtyards of the University of Cervera

Marc Márquez masterful victory at Misano circuit

Marc Márquez masterful victory at Misano circuit

Cerverí rider Marc Márquez added his seventh victory of the season in beating San Marino Grand Prix, played Sunday 15 September Misano circuit.

Marc Márquez, starting from the fifth position, has made a great start, col·placing himself third after the first lap. On lap 4, The Repsol Honda has advanced Viñales to get along with second and Quartararo have managed to open a hole and leave behind their pursuers. At the beginning of the last lap, Marquez has been leading in the race for the first time, and despite losing position, has released the final corner maneuver has offered eight victory.

With this victory, Marquez beats Mike Hailwood in number of victories in all categories 77 and also advancing with Giacomo Agostini 89 podiums in the premier.

The Repsol Honda team rider increases his lead in the overall World Cup to MotoGP 93 punts, quan a rest 150 game.

Marc Márquez:
“sincerely, I knew I needed to win today because I saw that Rins had abandoned the race and Dovizioso was far from us, but had extra motivation. I tried to stay with Quartararo as possible and in the end I hesitated whether to try it or not. On the last lap I decided to fight for victory. I knew that Fabio was very quick in the third sector, so I tried overtaking a little earlier and I closed curve as possible. Fabio has made a very strong race today. He piloted the Smart Way·Smart I could; it is always nice to win in Italy, but it is even more have 93 point lead in the championship”.

Information extracted from image RepsolMedia.