Open for the holidays

The academic year is over but Catalonia’s universities offer the chance to improve your knowledge in the summer

Sergi Lopez
Actor from Vilanova i la Geltrú

SERGI LÓPEZ

The veteran actor from Vilanova i la Geltrú talks about some of his new projects, compares the Catalan and French film industries, and comments on the political consequences for the Catalan culture sector

FEATURE SUMMER FESTIVALS

Sounds and wine

Now in its 11th year, the Sons del Món Wine & Music festival has made a name for itself as one of the biggest summer festivals on the Costa Brava. The famous UK pianist and composer Michael Nyman will...

Grec

Asian allies

This year’s El Grec Festival has an Asian flavour to it. While this provides a contrast to the festival’s western elements, it also establishes points of contact where the two traditions meet. The...

In the news. Faces in the news. What the foreign press says about catalonia

WHAT HAPPENED IN JUNE

Population grows by 0.6% due to immigration. La Caixa and British Museum sign joint agreement. Caprabo registers €11 million profit in 2017 . Museum displays unpublished Gaudí plans....

Coffee Shop
Girona

Espresso Mafia

Christian and Amber are a Canadian couple who moved to Girona 10 years ago. Christian was a professional cyclist, and while travelling around the world, he discovered his love for coffee. Soon after they...

Sense foto
Cap Roig
Jordi Camps Linnell

Stars in the Gardens

Sense foto
viewpoint / brett hetherington

WORK, MONEY, MACHINES

Sense foto
tribune / pere miret

INDEPENDENCE AND SOLIDARITY

Sense foto
random thoughts
Terry Parris / Writer

giving thanks for July beauty

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

SUMMER OF TRUMP

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

WHAT ARE YOUR SUMMER PLANS?

environment

Roses fire thought to have been provoked

Djokovic wins ATP Masters 1000 in Cincinnati

society

Public prosecutor: bows are freedom of expression

Terror attack at Catalan police station

Coffee Shop
Girona

Espresso Mafia

canine grooming academy
Girona (Gironès)

Emilia Díaz

craft papermakers
Banyoles (Gironès)

Sastres Paperers

A quite original bookshop
Girona

Llibreria Geli

carla garcia. berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
Carla is from Barcelona and has been living in Berlin for seven years. She is the founder of the digital magazine Femspire, for women who want more from their life. www.femspire.com

Living in Neverland

society

Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

road safety

Roadworthiness test updated for new technology

Catalonia’s roadworthiness testing authority (ITV) will from this week incorporate a series of innovations aimed at adapting the test to modern vehicles equipped with new technologies. One of the main...

international

Vaccinations begin as Ebola death toll mounts

A preventative vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. The use of the...

FEATURE SUMMER FESTIVALS

Sounds and wine

Grec

Asian allies

Open for the holidays

A healthy obsession

Sergi Lopez
Actor from Vilanova i la Geltrú

SERGI LÓPEZ

mONTSE fOLCH

Lentils are as healthy as quinoa

Jordi Barri

‘Some people are flexitarians without even knowing it‘

Oriol Estela
General Coordinator of the Metropolitan Strategic Plan for Barcelona

‘Coordination and cooperation are the key’

Tragedy in the Cathedral

Favourite for a Palafrugell literary prize in 1905, Josafat was then rejected because of its immorality. Its publication a year later caused an enormous scandal due to its anticlericalism and sex descriptions. It is now Prudenci Bertrana’s best-known book

Catalonia Crisis: A plea for dialogue

Vicky hayward

Blunt and intimate recipes

Women & Wine

july food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

So, what’s cooking this summer?

Sergi de Meià
(Barcelona)

Signature cuisine with a rural touch

From the GARDEN straight to the PLATE

The BOOM in craft BEER

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Keeping girls in SPORT

Local World Cup interest

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

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  • Cinema

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