The picturesque cobbled path of the Patamolls de Granollers, in the municipality of Torrefeta and Florejacs, have been the chosen space for the presentation of the 5th Segamots Festival, which will take place 20 al 22 of October in different places in the region, including Cervera and the town of Vergós.
The presentation was made by the head priest of Cervera, Jan Pomés; the president of the Regional Council of Segarra and Councilor for Culture of Cervera, Ramon Augé; the regional councilor of Culture, Anna Rius; the Councilor for Culture of Guissona City Council, Agnes Pla; the mayor of Torrefeta and Florejacs, Josep M. castile; and the artistic director of the Festival, Patricia McGill.
The chief paer, Jan Pomés, has affirmed that "the contest demonstrates Cervera's ability to create culture and spearhead projects in the region". He stressed that "culture should be brought to the villages, like for example Embarrassing, in the municipality of Cervera" and showed his gratitude to the director of the Festival, Patricia McGill.
The Festival will take place between the days 20 i 22 October Cervera, Guissona, Alta-riba, Concabella, Embarrassing, Torrefeta and Tarroja.
Planned activities in Cervera and Vergós
Friday 20, them 19 hours
Meeting point: Main square.
Itinerant show for all audiences and festival kick-off with Jordina Biosca, Patricia Picazo, i Charo Pita, with the participation of the saxophone students of the Cervera Professional Music Conservatory: Carlos Sarri, Ian Elies, Jan Gall, Aleix Martí and Toni Raich.
Saturday 21, them 21 hours
Casa Dalmases Tap Room.
Storytelling show for adults with Jordina Biosca, accompanied by beer and chocolate tasting.
Limited capacity a 75 people.
Sunday 22, them 11.30 hours
“At the foot of the square”
Plaza Major de Vergós de Cervera.
Storytelling show for family audiences with Patricia Picazo.
It is an oral storytelling project that reaches audiences, places, residences, schools, museums, libraries... through its three legs: Festival, stories in schools and residences, and didactic proposal.
He Festival offers shows for family and adult audiences. There are also events, such as round tables or conferences, which are designed for people related to teaching or interested in orality.
This year's topic of reflection will be "sex, love i died: the stories we want to hear and the ones we dare to tell".
The guest narrators are Jordina Biosca (Vilafranca del Penedès), Patricia Picazo (Valencia) i Charo Pita (A Coruña).
Link to Segamots programming 2023.
The sessions of Catxipanda stories in the residences they are designed for the elderly who live there and their families. And the Catxipanda Storytelling sessions in schools, they are aimed at elementary school students.
The activities of the didactic proposal "My body is a house" they are intended for 5th and 6th grade students.
SegaMots was born with Cervera Capital of Catalan Culture 2019, by Patrícia McGill, who is the coordinator and artistic director. It was created with the intention of being a territorial project, and with a stable annual schedule. Throughout the editions, the project has been consolidated and has obtained the support of most of the municipalities of La Segarra.